“It was really scary,” Salvati recalls, “vut it made for a really great essay, just reflecting on everything that happened that day.”
Richards’ poem, “On the Eleventh Day of September,” discusses the long-term effects of the attacks on her life and the nation.
“I guess I never really thought about the effect of it until I was older and more mature,” Richards says, “and realized how much 9/11 has changed so much about the world and American lives.”
All three students agree that the memorial ceremony was a powerful experience.
“Remember 9/11,” Wieting-Lukowski says. “You should never forget it.”