Patriot Day – 9/11/2001

A perfect Celebration Of Service Friday post from a wonderful writer and historian!

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Some of the destruction caused when the high-jacked American Airlines flight slammed into the Pentagon on Sept. 11. The terrorist attack caused extensive damage to the west face of some of the destruction caused when the high-jacked American Airlines flight slammed into the Pentagon on Sept. 11. The terrorist attack caused extensive damage to the west face of the Pentagon

AFTER FLIGHT 77 hit the Pentagon on 9/11, the following incident occurred:

A chaplain, who happened to be assigned to the Pentagon, told of an incident that never made the news:
“A daycare facility inside the Pentagon had many children, including infants who were in heavy cribs. The daycare supervisor, looking at all the children they needed to evacuate, was in a panic over what they could do. There were many children, mostly toddlers, as well as the infants that would need to be taken out with the cribs.

Pentagon Memorial Pentagon Memorial

“There was no time to try to bundle them into carriers and strollers. Just then a young Marine came running into the center and asked what they needed…

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5 responses

  1. Thank you Lynn for sharing this. Such a special lady you are

    1. I thought this was such a great post, I had to re-blog it…perfect for the day! I hope you’re having a perfect day. It’s just about dinner time here. I biked for a little more than 2 hours today so I’m ready to eat!

  2. Thank you, Lynn. A different story for such an awful day.

  3. Great post.

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