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The Long and Winding Road

Why my guitar gently weeps on September 11

by Donna Teresa, Staff Writer


Everything changed on Sept. 11, 2001. Eight years later, America in its never ending resilience, refuses to quit. Life has not gotten easier; many of us wonder how many more challenges we must continue to face as a nation. The cruelty of that day has left an empty void with thousands losing their lives.

Thousands more have lost and continue to lose their lives in war in Iraq and Afghanistan. When will these troops finally come home? Will the troop sacrifice ever be enough?

September 11th is not an easy time, I remember exactly where I was and I remember watching the television live as it was my habit to watch the morning news. Seeing those horrific moments happen right before my eyes.


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