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9/11: I’m sorry, I still can’t forget

In my fiction, I write a lot about bad guys. It’s fun for me to channel for a few dark moments what it might be like to have hatred in my soul. But then something reminds me that the real world holds real horrors for real people. And that’s not fun. Today is Sept. 11. I don’t mean to be a downer, but I can’t let today pass without remembering the thousands who lost their…

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Lessons of 9/11

If you were like me and millions of other Americans, you spent yesterday, the tenth anniversary of the terror attacks on the U.S., remembering the innocents who lost their lives to an evil that was, before that day, unimaginable to most of us. If you were like me, you stopped to remember the brave police, firefighters and “everyday” Americans who gave their lives to save others. If you were like me, you stopped to remember…

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