9/11 taught lasting lessons in courage, vigilance, humility
September 15, 2021
On Sept. 11, 2001, Islamic terrorists on a murder-suicide mission flew commercial airliners into the two World Trade Center towers in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington. A fourth crashed in a Pennsylvania field.
The attacks against our country unified Americans in a sense that’s almost inconceivable today. Together, we mourned the 2,600 people killed in the collapse of the twin towers and were horrified to watch many leap to their deaths to escape the inferno.
We celebrated the courage of the emergency workers who rushed into the burning towers to save lives, and we grieved...