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The 9/11 Never Forget Poem You Heard This Morning With Mark Richards [AUDIO]

Do you remember where you were when you heard that a plane had crashed into a World Trade Center tower? I do. I was on  the air in Pennsylvania when my co-host informed me of what was happening. I said, “What, a small engine plane flown by some nutcase?” “No” she said, “a jet!” In unison we said, “terrorism!”

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John Roca/Getty Images

It’s been 11 years since a series of four suicide attacks that were committed on our country. The destruction of the Twin Towers caused serious damage to our economy and had a significant impact on global markets. Cleanup of the World Trade Center site was completed in May 2002, and the Pentagon was repaired within a year. Numerous memorials were constructed, including the National September 11th Memorial & Museum in New York. There also is a Pentagon Memorial, and the Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania, not far from where I was broadcasting from when the plane crashed. On a bright note, the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is expected to be completed at ground zero in New York by 2013.
In commemoration of the event I read a poem on the air every year and I always get a request for a copy of it. Well, here it is, the 911 poem. If you would like to hear the on air presentation simply click below.

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In conclusion, let’s never forget what happened on 9/11/2001 and let’s salute our men and women who continually fight to keep our country safe.

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