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9-11-2019 - I SHALL NEVER FORGET

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9-11-2019 – I SHALL NEVER FORGET

9-11-2001

Arrived at LaGuardia (AM) from Reagan (DC). Caught a cab to 5th Ave. and saw the first big ball of flames just after being hit.  Taxi driver and I thought it was a Hollywood stunt for a movie.

Worked for an Engineering/Occupational Safety & Health National company, with an office across the street from the Empire State Bldg. I was scheduled to meet with a telecommunications company (whose antenna tower was atop one of the buildings) to inspect their Manhattan facility and develop an H&S Plan.

By the time I arrived at my office, everyone was watching the events on television.  Then the next building was hit. The rest, everyone knows. 

The streets were shoulder-to-shoulder people in disbelief and awed panic.  The subways were shut down along with all forms of public transportation. My return flight was useless.

All auto travel exits out of Manhattan were reportedly blocked or closed. I already had booked [...]
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