Nine Eleven

Thirteen years after first responders ran in while everyone else was running out, Rex Sorgatz reflects on the changes he’s seen from his life atop Ground Zero. “The new World Trade Center is the embodiment of New York City as the fantasy it has always projected, a constantly refurbished dream of America. In this place, images can change, but names are always waiting to be remembered. This is what it means to never forget.”

+ “We wouldn’t be shooting it down. We’d be ramming the aircraft. I would essentially be a kamikaze pilot.” WaPo with another reminder of just how crazy that day was: F-16 pilot was ready to give her life on Sept. 11.

+ Longreads has a excellent collection of archived stories about 9-11.

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