zaterdag, 11 september 2004

Where were you…

…And what were you doing three years ago?

At home, drinking coffee at the sofa. I had just packed my bags and was ready to leave for my offshore survival course. The TV was on and I was flipping through the channels. Newsflash – interruption on the Newschannel. Phone ringing at the same time. Mum. “Is your TV on?” And so I heard about the first plane-crash. I watched the second crash. Live. In shock, so surreal. Then the collapse of the Twin Towers. I will never get the image of people jumping to their destiny out of my memory. The Pentagon…I listened to the news on my walkman on my way to the course. I cried.

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