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How to Commemorate 9/11: Watch Loose Change

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Loose Change, 2nd Edition

So here it is. The sixth anniversary of September 11th. I don't know how you feel about that. I was raised in lower Manhattan, so I am, as I am sure you can imagine, very sentimental and sad today to say the least. But saying that I am "sad and sentimental" is an understatement.

I am also angry and frustrated. Even after six years and one cross-country move to get away from things that remind me of the tragedy, I still think about September 11th everyday. When I moved to Los Angeles about a year and a half ago, I did so hoping that it would be a 9/11 out-of-sight-out-of-mind escape. But that has not happened.

I still hold my breath and close my eyes, anticipating the worst, every time I hear low-flying aircraft, loud explosive noises, and emergency response vehicles. I still wince to prevent myself from crying each and every time I give a moment's glance to the New York skyline that raised me.