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Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Clarkgriswald, Sep 11, 2016.

  1. Clarkgriswald

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    I know my wife and I will never forget 9/11. I remember coming home and seeing the towers collapse and I didn't believe it. It's crazy that it's been 15 years already.
     
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    Thanks for the post, for the remembrance. If I seen this one I would have consolidated mine with it. I was on Route 22 a few miles from the Holland Tunnel and just opened my place of business. After a while all we saw was suburban New Jersey fire trucks, ambulances, state police cars and every imaginable unmarked vehicle with lights and sirens screeching past us going east towards lower Manhattan. I had a few family members with public service entities that entered those buildings that miserable day that never exited. A quick 15 second prayer from you'll interested to attempt any possible comfort to those that lost their loved ones, family members, friends or co-workers, etc., Thanks, Glen.
     
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    Lost a fellow Vegas degenerate and gambler. Dennis Gomes aka Trane on Vegas message boards was on the 107th floor of tower one.
    there was a t shirt on the fence outside of NewYork NewYork casino that was signed by many of his friends. wonder where it is now?
    I'll have to find the picture of it.

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    Was working on a Navy base. The head honcho came in and said shut your computers down, stop whatever you are doing and go to the conference room. CNN was on. Dead silence in the room. When the Pentagon, just 65 miles away, got hit, there was palpable fear. Some of the ladies started crying. When the first tower came down, I broke the silence my saying, "Thousands of people just died before our eyes."

    After about two hours, we were told to go home and stay there until we got a phone call to return.

    One thing I remember, the next day the sky was a deep blue, because there were no contrail clouds. I live right under a major air corridor and all planes everywhere were grounded, thus, no contrails.
     
  5. Stevie the Wonder Dog

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    You have an unusual technique for consoling crying women.
     
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    You're an asshole. You took the whole thing out of contex and hijacked the thread just to take a cheap shot at me. You fucking jerkoff.
     
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    Too soon.
     
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    Thanks for the post. We all should never forget and a small pray can never hurt. My wife and I were under the Towers right after the 1st plane hit. We went to work seperate that day but ended up on the same PATH train arriving under the WTC together. Believe that was either the last or next to last train to arrive at WTC before trains were sent to midtown. Thank God for small favors we were very lucky. Many were not.
     
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    It's just hard to imagine being
    Wow I can't imagine.
     
  10. GlenBaccarat79

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    I'd praise the guy upstairs every single day for that one!
     

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