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September 10, 2006


Gina: You might be interested in my column today (Sept. 10) at The Beaumont Enterprise.



Commentary by RON FRANSCELL

Tomorrow, America will join in a collective requiem for Sept. 11, 2001, the day our world changed.

But it’s the wrong day to mourn.

For me, it is not the dead of 9/11 who haunt me, although my spirit genuinely aches for them. It is the death of the world I knew on 9/10. Five years ago today, I lived more outside the walls that have suddenly sprung up around me. If that was naïve, I was comfortable in my naivete. I miss it.

So it is Sept. 10, 2001, for which I grieve. I want that day back as much as I would like to restore the dead people, the damaged lives and the shattered contentment of the next morning. As we re-convene this national funeral for the fifth time, I choose to remember America as it was on Sept. 10, not what it became on Sept. 11. ...

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thank you for that beautiful tribute. may her family find peace.

mine is at http://jedisue.blogspot.com

I am so glad to have "met" Amenia - she sounds absolutely incredible. Thank you for introducing her to me.

I remember Steven Hagis

A lovely tribute written about a wonderful woman.

My tribute can be found at http://retardedrugrat.wordpress.com

A fine tribute, Gina. Well-researched and written, it brings Amenia to life for us. Many thanks.

Totally amazing tribute, Gina.

I think that we in the blogging community did an admirable job with this.

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