Flight 93 Memorial
Union City, California
"What separates us from the animals, what separates us from the chaos, is the ability to mourn people we've never met."
~ David Levithan
It's been 15 years. I think every year I repeat my astonishment that so much time has gone by. The world is a much different place than on that day, all those years ago. This year, more than any other since then, I have an overwhelming desire to make a political statement, but I won't. I can't. I have too much emotion right now to make any real sense. There will be time in the coming weeks to say all the political stuff I need to say. Today is about remembering those souls lost to families, friends, fans, children, grandchildren and friends that never got to be made. So, for today, I will be silent, for them. For all of them. But as I said, in the coming weeks, my words will also be about them and who we were that day, who we are now, and who we have the potential, and perhaps the danger, of becoming.
Today, as on every anniversary of 9/11,
I remember the lives of
David & Lynn Angell
September 11th, 2001
American Airlines Flight 11
I will never forget your generous and loving spirits!