Yellow Bird: Remembering 9-11
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"When President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, I saw it on television in the waiting room of the Minot Air Force Hospital. I was driving past the Red Pepper in Grand Forks when the news of the World Trade Center bombing came over my car radio.

Events like these seem to be frozen in our minds so no matter how many years and other events pass, we remember the details of that day as clear as if it was only yesterday.

In the months after the bombing, it is strange how differently people have incorporated these events into their lives.

I work in the media, so when the event happened, I turned to the Herald newsroom to watch as the first building burned, then the second. I watched as these giant skyscrapers collapsed into boiling clouds. It has been a year now, and we have gone on, but none of us will forget the day so many died in such a violent way. . ."

Get the Story:
DORREEN YELLOW BIRD COLUMN: Shock waves of 9/11 hit reservations hard, too (The Grand Forks Herald 9/10)

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