Sean Barnes: 7th grade, I was in my required reading class because I tanked the relevant FCAT test for that the previous year. The teacher put ABC News' coverage on the tv and wrote some key words on the chalkboard like 'terrorism'. She turned the TV o...
Edgar Niebla: I was getting ready for work. As my grandparents were watching the developments on the news, I kept thinking they were watching a Movie! It never dawned on me till I got to the office.
Sean Barnes: I also never saw the streets so empty that day...the only time you see I-95 deserted on a weekday afternoon is if there is a hurricane blowing through the area. That's always stuck in the back of my mind as well.
Kari B Gordon Geck: I went to work & heard about #1 & watched #2 plane hit....OMG & went to sit shivah @ for a co-worker..a day I will never forget; I called my bro in NYC & I could hear the mayhem
Priscilla Madelaine: I was at FIU in one of my morning classes. One of the students was listening to his portable radio during the lecture and he stood up, interrupted the professor, and said that one of the towers had been hit. The prof didn't believe him, so class kept going until it ended. We found out it was real after that, it was all the students would talk about.
Camille Rosatto: In my car... Coming home from the gym...
Edward Xavier Deschapell: I was in my math class in Redland Middle School. My teacher got a call on her phone and she turned on the classroom t.v. Not 30 minutes later the announcements came on saying kids would be picked up early that day.
Andi-Mariee Jamierson: Having worked the graveyard shift I was at home asleep. My mother woke me up freaking out.
Jeanette Bujold-roca: Home. On the Internet. Seconds after the first plane hit the tower.
Toto Lemus: I was sleeping. My mother woke me up screaming "Toto, the WTC is being attacked". I will never forget that day.
Delilah Bermudez Brataas: In Boston, under clear blue silent skies.
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@geomens: At this time 9 yrs ago, I was holed up in an office on 27th st btwn 6th & 7th ave in NYC. Was stuck in NYC until Sat. the 16th.
@Neko_do: at work, but I will never forget getting home early to see 3 low flying fighter jets over my home, down south!
@Luis_M_Grisales: I was home, but i was shocked by the news and couldnt even move from my bed.
@kaarenstyles: At PSU on my way to Intro to Islam. I swear!
@chelsead: On my way to Mr. Pesiczek's class, junior year in high school.
@LuvShanaJ: Moral philosophy class at St. Johns Univ.
@Niuman: In Boston Mass.
@AFRO_CHEEZ: In W.R. Thomas in Mr. quintanas history class.
@jsaint1023: Freshman in high school.
@istealpens: Sophomore at UM, in my morning literature class.
@PrettyWittyWise: hospital waiting room. Broke my heart as I watched it happen on live tv.
@sashabensimon: Rivier Middle School, in music class.
@Tito__ Mr. Leone's 7th grade algebra class.
@beagarcia: Getting ready to go to work watch 2nd plane crash into 2nd tower on TV
@msrib: In a meeting at work, no clue until hours later
@JJHorvath: Anatomy class in 11th grade