Last Friday marked the anniversary of that tragic day fourteen years ago, a day that will always be known as 9/11. My sister Lynn emailed me this article she found and it brought tears to my eyes. Through the tears and memories of that day this article reminds me of how proud I am to be an American.
A retired Marine in Ohio who suffers from PTSD started having a seizure recently. And his service dog pawed at his pocket until his phone fell out. Then it chewed and stepped on the phone until it called 911. And after it did, the dog ran outside, sat on the curb, and waited for the ambulance to get there.
Sometimes you can commemorate an anniversary with a special sale, but when it comes to the anniversary of an attack on our country where thousands of people lost their lives it's best to proceed with caution.
After I was asked to give a summary of what September 11th, 2001 was like for me, I thought I'd share my thoughts and be done with it. But that wasn't the case at all. That day is - as for many of you - one I will never forget, and a day that brought out emotions in me that I will take with me forever. It also gave me a different way of looking at life. I've shared a couple of these stories before