Today marks the 7 year anniversary of the September 11th Attacks. Today is a day that affected many Americans, if not all Americans. I can still, to this day tell you exactly where I was when I first heard about it, down to the very spot of the room. And thinking back now brings tears to my eyes, thinking about how many people we lost that day, so many innocent and helpless people.
Again, I ask that all of those reading this hold a moment of silence sometime today – for me (and the rest of Central Michigan University) it will be 8:46 A.M. But don’t just think about it during that minute. I ask all of you reading this to pray for the families and friends of those who lost loved ones that day. I ask all of you to pray for those who know people who are overseas fighting for our freedom.
And above all, I ask that we don’t turn today into a time for political gain. To do so belittles the very lives of the people who died this day 7 years ago.
Remember, never forget; how could we…