On this crisp morning, I am staring at the partially constructed Freedom Tower.  In fact, I look out at that tower every morning from my office window and every night from my bedroom window.  Some days, it’s easier to not remember the horrific tragedy that struck our great nation…to just marvel at the soaring height and magnificence of this new tower.  But other days, like today, it’s impossible to forget.  It’s impossible to forget the countless innocent lives that were lost eleven years ago today.  It’s impossible to forget the images of those iconic twin towers collapsing.  It’s impossible to forget the grieving family members and friends of the victims.  My thoughts and prayers go out to all who have been affected by that cruel and inhumane act of terror eleven years ago.   Om shanti, shanti, shanti.

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