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Ground Zero, Manhattan, New York

On September 11th this year, it will mark 8 years since the 9/11 attacks on the US.  It has been a long time since I blogged about 9/11 but when I was in New York, I visited Ground Zero and the Tribute WTC Visitor Center.  I don’t think I will ever be able to grasp what happened that day but I will never forget it.

Project 2,996 is a project whereby bloggers remember the lives of the victims of 9/11 and not their deaths.  I think it is a wonderful and touching initiative and I certainly hope to take place this year.  If you are a blogger, please consider going through to the site and volunteering to write a memorial.  They really need the support as only 366 bloggers have volunteered so far this year.  You can also take part if you don’t have a blog so visit the site for more details (I’d also be willing to host your post if you don’t have a blog).

About Mandy Southgate

Mandy Southgate is an accountant living and working in London. She is passionate about world events such as genocide and apartheid and has a desire to understand how these events continue to occur in the modern world. With a focus on the 20th and 21st centuries, A Passion to Understand reflects her continuing research and reading on these topics.
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5 comments:

  1. That is a wonderful idea- thanks for letting us know about this project! To focus on their lives and not their deaths is a better way to honor them, and I really respect that concept. Thanks again!

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  2. Emm, another interesting news from you. Thanks. This project is important, as other as well, to not forget the past,to live the present.

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  3. @ Artist: Oh wow - thank you for taking part too!

    @ Italo: Agreed. Thank you for your comments, Italo, I really appreciate them!

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  4. Waht a great idea. thaks for telling us about this.

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  5. @ ...mmm...: I agree - do you think you will take part?

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