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Dedicated to 911Casualties and Heroes
http://attacked911.tripod.com ^ | After Sept 11, 2001 | Steve Golding - steve@powforum.org

Posted on 11/20/2001 11:05:42 AM PST by Gracey

This Thanksgiving let's not forget 911's 5000+ and it's hero's. Let us NEVER Forget....

NEVER FORGET 911


TOPICS: Breaking News; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: 911tribute
Comments from the Author: This has been a work-in-progress and began the day after the attack at the World Trade Center and Pentagon. I survived the attack itself by being late to work that day, but I lost many people who were not so lucky. I created the page to honor those I lost, those that America had lost and all of those dedicated, caring human beings who responded to this wanton cowardly act and who we refer to simply as heroes.

This has effected me to the core of my soul. My soul cries out for those that I lost, those I didn't know, for my city, for the Pentagon, for the nation. The page has evolved to what it is now; a remembrance of those that were taken, those who sacrificed their lives in order to sustain our national resolve. We must remember what it is our nation is responding to and keep our flag waving proudly.

Since September 11, I have had the sensation of shaking on the inside and I frequently hold out my hands to make sure that I am not shaking. I suppose that it will subside with time. I know that we will overcome this dark, dark tragedy but I don't think that we will get over it. And I am not too sure that we should ever get over it. We live in a free society but with that freedom comes responsibility. It is our responsibility to continue forward, not allowing these horrific events to change our lives; otherwise the sub-human animals that perpetrated this on us wins.

For those of you who view this as "an opportunity to cease the cycle of violence," I want to remind you that there were 8,000 elementary school children, in grades pre-K through the 5th grades, that had to be evacuated from schools they attended in the shadows of the twin towers. Some of whom had parents that worked in one of the 5 buildings that came down. Some of which no longer have mommies, daddies or both. Once we avenge their deaths, once we adequately respond to the worst attack on US soil, then, perhaps, you can talk to me about stopping the cycle of violence. Because as far as I am concerned, that is exactly what we are doing right now. Making sure that the world knows that when you do this to the United States, you risk unleashing a wrath that you never, ever dreamed of.

We must never forget September 11, America's Day of Emergency, we must remember that there is a price for freedom and a responsibility to freedom. It is our responsibility to defend freedom. Last item and I will get off my soap box: We did not ask for this war. We did not start this war. We will finish this war. We must because if we do not, the message we send is that it is OK to kill thousands of our countrymen and we don't have the resolve to see justice done.

The music on this page is by Enya and the title is Only Time. You have already downloaded the page. Go to your WINDOWS/TEMPORARY INTERNET FILES folder and look for attack.swf (it's large, 7.3 megs). COPY that file (don't move it) to another folder. Then you can copy it to a zip disk or burn it to a CD. If you link to the page that I keep this tribute on, www.powforum.org/wtc please inform me by e-mail so that I can apprise you of any updates. All other users, do a find file or folder and look for attack.swf. Then copy that to another folder. Please note that you will have to open it in your internet browser if you do not have flash installed.

Again, thank you for the e-mail and as time permits I will personally respond to as many as I can. I am humbled by the demand for this page and am deeply, deeply grateful for the overwhelming support for it.

God Bless New York. God Bless Virginia. God Bless America. We will prevail.

Regards,
Steve Golding

1 posted on 11/20/2001 11:05:42 AM PST by Gracey (steve@powforum.org)
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To: Gracey
Oh, my gosh. I am so humbled. This has to be the BEST video out there and there are certainly many wonderful ones. This is astonishing and I did not know the story behind this video. I cannot find words to respond. Just know hearts and prayers are with all effected by this. I cry buckets each and every time I listen and watch this. It is simply overwhelming.
2 posted on 11/20/2001 11:19:22 AM PST by BlueHorseShoe
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To: Gracey
It's still hard for me to believe : ((
3 posted on 11/20/2001 11:23:20 AM PST by alisasny
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To: Gracey
Very well done. I only got to the part of the people jumping, and it tore me up. Will have to finish it another time.
4 posted on 11/20/2001 11:24:28 AM PST by Giddyupgo
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To: BlueHorseShoe
I cry buckets each and every time I listen and watch this. It is simply overwhelming.

Yes, it affects most of us this way. May we NEVER forget 911.

May we remember all our brave soldiers in Afghanistan and elsewhere doing their best to PROTECT us - this Thanksgiving.

5 posted on 11/20/2001 11:26:47 AM PST by Gracey
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To: Giddyupgo
and it tore me up.

Just hopefully, we will NEVER forget - and hopefully we will remember our soldiers fighting for us, so this doesn't happen again.

Hope you read about the author Steve Golding, and why he put this together. It's just as moving. He also heads up a MIA/POW org in New York.

6 posted on 11/20/2001 11:30:09 AM PST by Gracey
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To: BlueHorseShoe
It is simply overwhelming

You can drop a note to Steve Golding and let him know. Hope you read his notes regarding why he put this together.

7 posted on 11/20/2001 11:31:45 AM PST by Gracey
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To: dpa5923
self-ping
8 posted on 11/20/2001 11:40:25 AM PST by dpa5923
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To: Gracey
Hope you read his notes regarding why he put this together.

Yes, and as a survivor of the NYC attacks, I am profoundly grateful to him for making sure that nobody forgets *why* we're doing this now.

9 posted on 11/20/2001 12:00:02 PM PST by NYC GOP Chick
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To: Gracey
I am writing through my tears. The sight was just more than I could handle. I WILL NEVER FORGET! I pray the victims are in a better place.
10 posted on 11/20/2001 12:05:15 PM PST by volchef
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To: Gracey
BUMP!
Well Done, Gracey!
(Luv Ya!)
11 posted on 11/20/2001 12:07:04 PM PST by Fiddlstix
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To: NYC GOP Chick
and as a survivor of the NYC attacks, I am profoundly grateful to him for making sure that nobody forgets *why*...

My heart goes out to you and fellow New Yorkers. I read your posts and saw your pics.

We in the USA will never forget NYC or our Pentagon. Maybe you can drop Steve a note and thank him. Did you read his writeup post #1? You all have something in common.

12 posted on 11/20/2001 12:09:09 PM PST by Gracey
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To: Fiddlstix
Thanks, Fiddl. Have a nice X-giving and let's all remember our soldiers and pilots in Afghanistan.
13 posted on 11/20/2001 12:11:08 PM PST by Gracey
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To: Gracey
Thanks for posting that is very touching. My site here has a Tribute to 9.11.01 and I will with your permission add this to my site to help with bandwidth. Let me know.
14 posted on 11/20/2001 12:22:46 PM PST by wardo
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To: Gracey
Thanks for sharing this site. It is a truly beautiful tribute to our brothers and sisters who were stolen from us. We will never forget.
15 posted on 11/20/2001 12:40:26 PM PST by NautiNurse
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To: Gracey
This brought tears to my eyes. Thank you for the production of this video. I wish I could download it and show it to all my friends.

Never forget, never forgive, let's roll.

16 posted on 11/20/2001 12:41:14 PM PST by irish_lad
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To: wardo
Bump..
17 posted on 11/20/2001 12:42:32 PM PST by dubyagee
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To: Gracey
I just watched it & the tears started all over again....and I've sent the url out to all my family and friends.

No, we should never forget, nor can we. And those whose loved ones died in the terrorism should always know that we are with them now and for all times.

18 posted on 11/20/2001 12:45:00 PM PST by Catspaw
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To: Gracey
"...You can drop a note to Steve Golding and let him know..."

Yes, thanks, I will do so at a time when I think he may not be getting so many that he cannot keep up. I will promise to write and thank him though. And thanks for posting this. ;^)

19 posted on 11/20/2001 12:46:51 PM PST by BlueHorseShoe
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To: irish_lad
You should be able to get it as she says from Temporary Internet Files and then save it. Let me know if you need help. 9.11.01 Tribute
20 posted on 11/20/2001 12:50:26 PM PST by wardo
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To: wardo
I will with your permission add this to my site to help with bandwidth. Let me know.

Must look over your site. Thanks. This dedicaton belongs to Steve Golding. He has no problem, for he put it together for ALL to see. You may e-mail to him - see above.

21 posted on 11/20/2001 12:54:57 PM PST by Gracey
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To: NautiNurse
We will never forget. And may we not forget our Soldiers in Afghanistan, during this season.
22 posted on 11/20/2001 1:05:47 PM PST by Gracey
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To: irish_lad
You can download it, and you can e-mail to all your friends.
Just copy the source above:

http://attacked911.tripod.com

23 posted on 11/20/2001 1:08:41 PM PST by Gracey
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To: Catspaw
We will not forget. Hope you also send along the blurb from Steve Golding as to why he put this together. Check #1 post.
24 posted on 11/20/2001 1:10:01 PM PST by Gracey
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To: Gracey
I just emailed him,thanks.
25 posted on 11/20/2001 1:11:17 PM PST by wardo
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To: Gracey
I watched it again last night. I had to use the kitchen towel to cry into.
26 posted on 11/20/2001 1:24:32 PM PST by BlessedBeGod
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To: Gracey; Snow Bunny; FallGuy; Carl/NewsMax; miss print; Ragtime Cowgirl; Prodigal Daughter...
NEVER FORGET

...For More on our IA DRANG-1965, WTC-1993, WTC-2001 Mega-LifeSaver ..~RICK RESCORLA~.. please see..

.. www.WeWereSoldiersFILM.com .. Message Board

..-General Discussion- -Off Topic- Thread titled:

'September 11, 2001 ~ Another Day That Will Live in Infamy'

...as GOD certainly does work His Miracles in very Loving Ways in the Hearts of men such as these...?

...Signed:..ALOHA RONNIE/Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 www.lzxray.com

NEVER FORGET

27 posted on 11/20/2001 1:26:53 PM PST by ALOHA RONNIE
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To: BlueHorseShoe
And thanks for posting this. ;^)

And please remember our soldiers, this Thanksgiving. Aren't they doing a wonderful job eliminating our enemies?

28 posted on 11/20/2001 1:48:09 PM PST by Gracey
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To: BlessedBeGod
I had to use the kitchen towel to cry into.

The only positive from all this is that perhaps, we realize how precious our freedoms are, our country, our citizens.... and that our differences are trivial compared to Islamic Fundamentals.

29 posted on 11/20/2001 1:50:13 PM PST by Gracey
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To: ALOHA RONNIE
Thanks for all these resources. Let's check them out. And PLEASE remember our soldiers and pilots during this Thanksgiving season.

Aloha to you to Ronnie.:-)

30 posted on 11/20/2001 1:52:00 PM PST by Gracey
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To: Gracey
Wonderful job, thanks for your effort.
31 posted on 11/20/2001 3:01:21 PM PST by UB355
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To: ALOHA RONNIE
God Bless you dear friend.......thank you for so much.
32 posted on 11/20/2001 3:22:48 PM PST by Snow Bunny
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To: Gracey
Thank you, JL
33 posted on 11/20/2001 3:29:09 PM PST by lodwick
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To: Gracey
Can't Cry Hard Enough Probably my favorite tribute. JL
34 posted on 11/20/2001 3:32:00 PM PST by lodwick
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To: Gracey; ALOHA RONNIE
We did not ask for this war. We did not start this war. We will finish this war. We must because if we do not, the message we send is that it is OK to kill thousands of our countrymen and we don't have the resolve to see justice done.

Thank you for posting this beautiful tribute, and the flag.


We Will Never Forget

35 posted on 11/20/2001 5:56:45 PM PST by Ragtime Cowgirl
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To: ALOHA RONNIE; All
"...Signed:..ALOHA RONNIE/Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 www.lzxray.com
NEVER FORGET"

Happy Thanksgiving to you good man! (and to everyone here at FR)

36 posted on 11/20/2001 6:55:30 PM PST by ChaseR
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To: Ragtime Cowgirl
Thanks, I love the raising of the flag comparisons.
37 posted on 11/20/2001 8:17:38 PM PST by Gracey
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To: lodwick
Thanks for this Can't Cry Hard Enough. It's a real keeper - and easy to download.
38 posted on 11/20/2001 8:19:28 PM PST by Gracey
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To: Gracey
Spoke to Steve and he is mirroring my site. So if anyone needs Here is the link
39 posted on 11/21/2001 5:53:06 AM PST by wardo
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To: Gracey
Thank you for posting - at first I thought it might be the "Can't Cry Hard Enough" site but in reading the other responses, I saw they were two distinct sites. It took my PC forever to load but it was worth the wait.

The most dramatic part to me was when Steve had photos of the people on one airline around the edges and then right in the middle, the massive fireball "erupted." It made it so much more real to me than it ever has.

Who can comprehend what they suffered? What their survivors are suffering? I cannot.

40 posted on 11/21/2001 7:39:25 AM PST by GretchenEE
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To: ChaseR
...and a HAPPY THANKSGIVING back at Ya, ChaseR...
41 posted on 11/21/2001 9:05:24 AM PST by ALOHA RONNIE
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To: GretchenEE
"Who can comprehend what they suffered? What their survivors are suffering?"

And now these surivors will be sitting alone during Thanksgiving tomorrow...very, very sad indeed.

(after Ben Laden and the Taliban, on to Iraq, on to Syria, on to Libya!

42 posted on 11/21/2001 1:56:45 PM PST by ChaseR
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