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A Day Like No Other

The birds sing cheerily, Families enjoy morning activities, Clear blue skies overhead. Crisp clean air to breathe. A perfect September day A day so much like another.   Yet on that day, All creatures became quiet, Except the cries of the hearts. The clear skies darkened, The air filled with ash and debris, A dayContinue Reading “A Day Like No Other”

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A Brief History Part 2: Coast Guard During Times of War

In honor of Coast Guard day, I introduced you to a brief history of the Coast Guard. With September 11th just around the corner, I would like to focus on one particular aspect of Coast Guard history that not many know about. I would like to focus on the fact that, “Coast Guardsmen have alwaysContinue Reading “A Brief History Part 2: Coast Guard During Times of War”

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Unforgettable

I was late to school on September 11th – high school that is. I had a doctor’s appointment that morning and was riding with my mom when the first plane hit. I remember exactly where I was when the second plane hit and the radio announcer said: “This cannot be an accident.” I was inContinue Reading “Unforgettable”