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TURN ON YOUR TV. I am IN SHOCK!

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Dear FRiends:

Turn on your t sets!
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post #2 of 70
Say a prayer for America.
post #3 of 70
I hope that all of you east coast folks are alright. I don't hate Arabs but the retaliatory situation is becoming intolerable.
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post #4 of 70
I was apprised of the news this morning as I got in to work. It's a very sad day.

I wonder how Kyle is doing? Are you okay sweetie?
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post #5 of 70
My god. My god.

Unbelievable.
post #6 of 70
Hey, Kyle lives or works in the TriBeCa area of NYC. Does anyone know how far TriBeCa is located from the World Trade Center? :confused: :confused:

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post #7 of 70
I'm in shock... God bless and protect all of you in New York and in Washington... There is a war going on folks, and I shudder to think how extremely ugly this is going to get in the next few days. How easily we take our safety for granted!

I hope your families are safe.
post #8 of 70
Here's a map of Manhattan



The towers are in the Financial District. Kyle's workplace is just above that, in TriBeCa!

Hey buddy, give us some news whenever you can!

:(

Also, I've been trying for the past 3 hours to get onto CNN.COM.

Here's the latest:September 11, 2001 Posted: 1457 GMT -- NEW YORK (CNN) -- Terrorists struck the United States Tuesday morning in harrowing, widespread attacks that included at least three commercial jet crashes into significant buildings.

• In the first attack, a plane hit the north tower of the World Trade Center in Manhattan shortly before 9 a.m., followed by another plane into the second tower about 20 minutes later. Both towers later collapsed.

• American Airlines Boeing 767 that had been hijacked after take-off from Boston. American Airlines told CNN that it lost two planes in "tragic accidents," one leaving Boston with 81 passengers and 11 crew aboard, and the second leaving Washington Dulles airport with 58 passengers and six crew aboard. Both planes were en route to Los Angeles

• About an hour later, a plane crashed into the Pentagon in Washington, part of which later collapsed.

• Sources say a second plane was heading toward the Pentagon; F-16 jets were in the air monitoring it.

• The Pentagon, the White House, the State Department, the Justice Department, the Capitol, the CIA and all other government buildings in Washington evacuated.

• In the first ever national ground stop of aircraft, all flights nationwide have been stopped at their departure airports.

• All international flights were diverted to Canada.

• Israel has evacuated all its missions around the world.

• President Bush cancelled an appearance in Florida to return to Washington, calling the crashes "apparent terrorist attacks" and "a national tragedy."

• In Chicago, the Sears Tower was evacuated; United Nations in New York evacuated.

• The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta was evacuated.

• The New York Port Authority said it had closed all bridges and tunnels into the city.

• New York's Bellevue Hospital was designated command central for handling the catastrophe. Several hospitals have already reported receiving victims with burns and head injuries.

• Large plane crashed 80 miles south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but it was unknown if this crash was connected to terrorist attacks.

• U.S. stock markets were closed after the New York attacks.

I will try to give you more as news develops.

[ September 11, 2001: Message edited by: Kimmie ]
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post #9 of 70
My empathy to anyone who was/is directly or indirectly involved and/or affected by this horrific tragedy.

Give your loved ones hugs for me.

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[ September 11, 2001: Message edited by: cchiu ]
post #10 of 70
I am absolutely in shock and my heart is broken at this. I pray that all on the East Coast are ok. Things are crazy here in Chicago. They have close the airports, the sears tower and the John Hancock building as well as all of the shopping malls. I can't believe this is happening.
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post #11 of 70
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Dear Friends:

More than 150,000 people visit the World Trade Center daily! My prayers go to the victims and their families.

My wife and I were to drive to New York to see a possible client today. Thank God she cancelled on us! I hope she is alright!

I am in such a shock!
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NEW YORK, Sept. 11 — It was the scene of a
nightmare: people on fire jumping in terror from the Trade Towers just before the buildings collapsed. “Everyone was screaming, crying, running, cops, people, firefighters, everyone,” said Mike Smith, a fire marshal from Queens, as he sat by the fountain outside the Supreme Court building, shortly after the second tower collapsed. “A couple of marshals just picked me up and dragged me down the street.”

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CBC NEWS HEADLINES: Chaos' in Washington

Later, a third plane crashed into the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. Smoke and flames were seen spilling out of the windows. There are reports that people are trapped inside. The Pentagon, the
West Wing of the White House and the Capitol building have all been evacuated over concerns of terrorist threats. All five stories of a section of the Pentagon collapsed.

Fighter jets were seen flying over the White House as security was stepped up.

"It's chaos" said CBC reporter Henry Champ in Washington. He told of people trying to reach relatives over cell phones. "It really is a frightening sight to watch people trying to deal with this."

Shortly after 10:30 ET a Boeing 747 jet crashed in western Pennsylvania, just outside Pittsburgh's main airport. United Airlines confirms flight #93 from Newark to San Francisco crashed near Pittsburgh. United also says it is deeply concerned about the whereabouts of Boston flight #175.
Shortly after that the airline said another plane had crashed but it did not say where.

Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat condemned the attacks, calling them "unbelievable."

REACTION IN CANADA: Airports closed

Planes hit New York landmark

The first plane hit at 8:48 a.m., then a second plane hit the second tower of the Trade Center. The buildings are 110 storeys high. One of the jets that crashed into the towers was reportedly an American Airlines 767 hijacked after it left Boston. The airline says flight #11 had 81 passengers, 9 flight attendants and 2 pilots on board.

American also said it lost flight #77, a Boeing 757 going from Washington Dulles to Los Angeles with 58 passengers, 4 flight attendants and two pilots.

Among the businesses located in the building is the Port Authority Headquarters. There is also a restaurant on the top floor of one of the towers. The building is a popular tourist attraction.

In Feb. 26, 1993 another attack on the building killed six people and injured 1000 others.

The United Nations headquarters in New York was evacuated as a precaution.
K

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«Just Give Me Chocolate and Nobody Gets Hurt.»
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«Just Give Me Chocolate and Nobody Gets Hurt.»
«Coffee, Chocolate, Men ... Some things are just better rich.»
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post #14 of 70
What kind of sick person imagined and planned such a vile act of terrorism. I can not believe such evil acts were born in the mind of a human. Words are not enough to express the sorrow I feel.

Kyle, my thoughts are with you and your family, I pray you are all safe. Hope to hear from you soon.
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post #15 of 70
I am waiting to hear from my brother and sister in law who both work 10 blocks from the towers.
I am in shock


I am leaving work know to go to my two daughters school Age 11 and 7 to get briefed on how to approach this disater with children.

My heart and prayers are with everyone.
Peace,Please !!! :(
Brad
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post #16 of 70
It's impossible to express how devastating this event is! Not only have all those lives been lost, but the sense of security that we have as Americans is gone. Will anyone ever feel safe getting onto a domestic flight? Or being in a mjor metropolitan area? I have to believe that those who caused this will be punished in the worst way.

My sis-in-law lives here in CT, and had some friends visiting from Berlin. They were on a train into NYC at 9 this morning. They were going to the World Trade Center! Thank God they had gotten a late start! Everyone I know is either home or on their way.
post #17 of 70
Dear Brad,

Hope brother and sister in law are safe and sound!

We, in Canada, are in shock too. That's very close to home.

Peace to all of you!
K

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«Just Give Me Chocolate and Nobody Gets Hurt.»
«Coffee, Chocolate, Men ... Some things are just better rich.»
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post #18 of 70
My thoughts and prayers are with all involved. My sincere hope that your family is safe, Brad.

This is unimaginable.
post #19 of 70
We were watching all this on CNN in my office in London this afternoon as it happened. My thoughts are with all those who were looking out of the windows and were never able to get out.

Imagine what strong fear and hatred of the US must be in the minds of those who planned and did this. It's very scary, and I hope the reaction on the part of the US will cause peace and not escalation.

I trust all your loved ones are safe. My brother-in-law is due to come to New York to study in two weeks time. We have a small world and need to look after each other.
post #20 of 70
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Dear CC:

I hope and pray that your family is safe.

I cannot even imagine what terror and pain these people aboard the planes felt and the thousands of the other victims. I hope that their families find the strength to go through this.
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post #21 of 70
I appreciate your thoughts. I am fine. It happened about ten blocks from my office, just as I was getting to work. This is some world in which we live.
Thanks again for checking :)
Kyle
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post #22 of 70
KyleW,

I'm happy you are ok,
I just got off the phone with my brother in law and he was diverted at New Rochelle this moring.never even got to work,he's right by city hall.
I cannot reach my sister in law,But she called my in laws and said shes fine.
Thank you for your thoughts.
Brad
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post #23 of 70
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Dear Kyle:

I am glad you are well and safe.

It must have been a terrible experience to go through even from ten blocks away!
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post #24 of 70
Ditto. This is surreal!
K

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«Coffee, Chocolate, Men ... Some things are just better rich.»
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post #25 of 70
Our thoughts and our prayers here in Greece are with you!
Just now I found out that my friends and family in NY are OK and I am happy about that but I hate to think the innocent people and their families.Who has the right to change the lives of so many people? I was raised in Jerusalem and I have heard the sound of an explosion many times. But I assure you that there is no way, for a normal person to get used to explosions and terrorism.
Have faith!
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post #26 of 70
haven't eaten today, heard the news while getting coffee, saw the firemen go to the city, i am sick with fright for the children who's parents are never coming home.
my family is safe, my brother saw the first plane hit and is in shock home with his family now.
the hospitals here on long island are taking casualties from the city. everything here is shut down.
no school or work tomorrow.
my husband and father were in chicago but grabbed a rental car to drive home.
those people who's lives were lost today...
words cannot express,
they were innocent......
for the fear they faced and horror that took them.... pray to whomever you believe in to let them rest in peace.
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post #27 of 70
My husband supports an office in the Pentagon, in the area that was struck. Through God's grace he was not there today, but two from that office are still missing. Pray for them and their families........
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post #28 of 70
Luv2bake,

I have sent my prayers
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post #29 of 70
praying for everyone back there most of west coast shuting down LA area freeways closed disneyland closed major centres closed my small town in total shock my sons kindergarden ony two children and teacher crying told my wife to not leave my son also came home with my fiveth grader.God bless you all. love kwong
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post #30 of 70
Anybody ever watch Epicurious on Discovery? Michael Lomonaco was,I think, the executive chef at Windows on the World. We were transfixed at work, leaving what we were doing and watching tv. My wife called me at 1:30 and asked me to come home, and then she went and got the kids out of school. My 10 yr old is frightened about what happens next.
This is truly awful. Life in the good ole USA can never be the same.
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