We went to New York in the summer of 2001. During the trip, we went to lower Manhattan, but didn’t go in the towers. Little did we know that by mid-September …
In 2013, I visited the 9/11 Memorial with some colleagues on the board of the Associated Press Media Editors. The museum wouldn’t open for another year, but the memorial was.
In 2015, I returned to the site and took an elevator ride to the top of the One World Trade Center.
9/11 reminds me of the fragility of life, the resilience of America and rebirth.