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A Day of Reflection and Prayer

mary964 Wrote: Sep 11, 2012 7:12 AM
People need to show respect for the 9-11 memorial. I've heard people are sitting on the walls where the names of the fallen are inscribed, parking their drinks on the walls, etc. People please show respect! Imagine if your family member's name was hidden by someone sitting on it!
It's been eleven years since terrorists attacked the United States on September 11, 2001, and the lessons have not been forgotten. In the intervening years, the United States' foreign and domestic security policy has been revamped and improved, and we have not suffered another attack on American soil.

President George W. Bush's words to a joint session of Congress mere days after the atrocities echo with a message of vigilince, tolerance and thoughtfulness. I will excerpt them here, but highly recommend reading them in full.

On September the 11th, enemies of freedom committed an act...