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Thursday, September 11, 2008

On This Date: September 11



On this day, Patriot Day, it didn't seem appropriate to list the births, baptisms, marriages and deaths of my ancestors. It is just after 6:00 am here in Chicago and with the sun creeping its way over Lake Michigan, I walked outside to hang my 5 foot x 8 foot United States flag as a way of remembering this day seven years ago.

As if I or anyone could ever forget.


Photo: A piece of the World Trade Center imbedded in the Tribune Tower in Chicago, Illinois. June 2007. Digital image. Wikimedia Commons, 2008.

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