Never forget: For the past fifteen years these two words have been tattooed on Americans’ hearts as we remember the thousands of victims from the 9/11 terrorist attacks. As September approaches, those words echo loudly in our minds as we continue to honor those who unwillingly lost their lives.
Fifteen years ago, the world changed. America was ruthlessly attacked on her own soil by the terrorist group Al-Qaeda. As hijacked commercial planes crashed into the Twin Towers in New York City and The Pentagon in Washington, D.C., the world looked on in horror.
It didn’t take long for Americans to band together. Whether you were rich or poor, black or white, male or female; it didn’t matter. We were all Americans. We had all been attacked.
Fifteen years later America is still at war with terrorist groups who vow to tear down our freedom and democracy. But what has changed?