Where Were You?
Tell Me More is observing the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks through a series of personal essays. These memories come from key responders who played critical roles in the aftermath of the attacks, as well as bystanders who mourned in the wake of the attacks.
Author Christine Naman recounts the birth of her son on September 11th, 2001 as the final installment of Tell Me More's essay series "Where Were You?" In two books, she chronicles the optimism she wishes for her child and documents stories of 49 others born that day.
September 9, 2011 Rev. Robert J. Way, a pastor in Shanksville, Pennsylvania on Sept. 11, 2001, recounts events of the day as part of Tell Me More's series "Where Were You?" He learned of the attacks while in a meeting with other clergy, and then spent the remainder of the day counseling members of his congregation and townspeople.
September 7, 2011 Dr. James Jeng, a burn surgeon at Washington Hospital Center, recounts the horrific events of Sept. 11 as part of Tell Me More's series, "Where Were You?" He was on duty when terrorists hijacked and flew American Airlines Flight 77 into the Pentagon. Jeng and his colleagues treated 10 severely burned victims from the Pentagon.
September 6, 2011 Tell Me More continues its Sept. 11 essay series "Where Were You?" Suzanne McCabe, editor at Junior Scholastic magazine in New York City, rode a ferry into the city and watched planes fly into the World Trade Center, engulfing it in flames before its collapse. Her brother was killed in the WTC, where he just started a new job.