CA isn’t far enough away to not be effected

Date Submitted: 09/11/2002
Author Info: Jason (Lodi, CA - USA) 
Occupation: Education/Training
Lived in NY on 9.11.01?: No
Knew someone who perished?: No

I was unemployed at the time. I had an interview that next morning for my local school district but had to call to find out the time. My alarm went off at 7:30 PST. I almost hit snooze but decided to get my day started anyway. The phone rang (which was strange at that time of day for me) a good friend of mine was on the phone. “Are you watching TV?” No “Hey Jaye” or “How’s it going?” Just “Are you watching TV?” “No,” I told him I just woke up” “Turn it on, we’ve been hit.” Being a bit of a nerd and conspiracy theorist myself I was really confused by what he said. I turned on the TV. I was glued the rest of the day to that damn screen. Like a bad dream I couldn’t avoid. I still can’t see those images. I may only be in California…but that day my eyes were in New York and that image burns forever in my eyes.


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