It may be so very hard to believe for many, but tomorrow marks the 15th anniversary of the most devastating and tragic event in American history: One crisp, Tuesday morning of September 11th, 2001, everything was just as smoothly as any other day…But then, at exactly 8:46 AM, American Airlines Flight […]

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It may be so very hard to believe for many, but tomorrow marks the 15th anniversary of the most devastating and tragic event in American history: One crisp, Tuesday morning of September 11th, 2001, everything was just as smoothly as any other day…But then, at exactly 8:46 AM, American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center; At 9:03 AM, a second airplane, United Airlines Flight 175, crashed into the South Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City.

Meanwhile, in Arlington County, Virginia, American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon at exactly 9:37 AM, while United Airlines Flight 93, which was supposed to be on its way to San Francisco, crashed onto a field in Stoneycreek Township near Shanksville, Pennsylvania at 10:03 AM.

Regular television programming was soon replaced by news coverage of the attacks and its aftermath, which had begun moments after that very first crash into the World Trade Center. In all, 2,996 people lost their lives on that horrible day, while 6,000 as well as others suffered injuries. September 11th, 2001 has been marked as the worst terrorist attack on American soil since the Japanese made a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941.

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