Speak! on 9/11

Speak! on 9/11

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Mary L. Tabor By maryltabor Completed

Reposting on 9-11-16. Originally posted last year--so I refer to "fourteen years ago" when it is now the fifteenth year since the horror of this event.

 9-11-2015: After the moment of silence today at at 8:46 AM (Eastern Daylight Time), the time the first plane, American Airlines Flight 11, struck the North Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, SPEAK!


Cover photo by Lienhard Schulz

Walk of Ideas, Berlin-Mitte

"Modern Book Printing", fourth sculpture (from six) of the Berliner Walk of Ideas on the occasion of 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany. Unveiling: 21 April 2006 at Bebelplatz, square near the Unter den Linden in front of Humboldt University. It is to commemorate to Johannes Gutenberg, the inventor of Modern Book Printing around 1450 in Mainz.

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OwainGlyn OwainGlyn Sep 11, 2016
I have just reread this and it makes eminent sense. If history is ever to teach us anything, it must teach us that we must learn from momentous events then share our learnings with others.
grapher grapher Nov 11, 2015
You are right. We cannot stay mute despite fear and lack of comprehension. Powerful quote>V
Philomena_Valentina Philomena_Valentina Oct 14, 2015
Very moving and delicate. It's always hard finding words for these tragedies.
gailrunschke gailrunschke Sep 18, 2015
A powerful, sensitive piece. Thank you for sharing this, Mary.  Vtd
anime_sushi06 anime_sushi06 Sep 12, 2015
Well,, it's sad that people died,, what's even more messed up is that their own country caused this happening,,
gacdarkangel gacdarkangel Sep 11, 2015
this a very strongly written.... but living through 9/11 makes me love it even more