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“Where were you on that September Day…”

14 years. And yet, the time before September 11th, and the time after seem both very immediate and also eternal, as if it’s always been this way. I still vividly remember listening to the radio while getting ready for school … Continue reading

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“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses…”

I’ll be the first to admit that I had no idea that the Statue of Liberty had ever looked any different than she does today, standing on Bedloe’s Island in the New York harbor. I thought she had always been … Continue reading

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Constitution Day Celebrations

Guess who’s 227 years old today? Our American Constitution! And since 1911 our country has been celebrating this day in a multitude of ways. Teachers will spend the whole week around September 17th teaching students about this important document, and … Continue reading

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Where were you when…?

I couldn’t help but put this day down in words. Today marks the 11th year since the attacks upon DC, New York and Pennsylvania by terrorists. We’ve all got our stories now, some more epic than others, about where we … Continue reading

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