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Catherine re-posed a question that was asked on NPR today, and I decided to write about it before it fades too far from my memory.

Where were you on 9/11/01? Cut for length. )
The next day, after we heard that it was a terrorist attack, I went to a peace rally on the Amherst Green (in Massachusetts). I listened and spoke of tolerance and peace, and bringing children into a world where we don't need to fear our neighbors or worry about our safety. We spoke of making America a better place, one person at a time, and how we needed to be extra cognizant of racial profiling against our friends from the Middle East.

The day after that, I went into labor. My best hope for the future of our society will be 6 on Friday. May she and her generation never know terror like that.
parhelli0n: (nekkid)
Catherine re-posed a question that was asked on NPR today, and I decided to write about it before it fades too far from my memory.

Where were you on 9/11/01? Cut for length. )
The next day, after we heard that it was a terrorist attack, I went to a peace rally on the Amherst Green (in Massachusetts). I listened and spoke of tolerance and peace, and bringing children into a world where we don't need to fear our neighbors or worry about our safety. We spoke of making America a better place, one person at a time, and how we needed to be extra cognizant of racial profiling against our friends from the Middle East.

The day after that, I went into labor. My best hope for the future of our society will be 6 on Friday. May she and her generation never know terror like that.

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