Students Revisit Their Words of Sept. 2001

High school student Emily Mason presents interviews she recorded in the days after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Five years after her initial discussions, Mason spoke again with the same group.

Listening to their thoughts from that day, the participants say they realize that they weren't talking about their feelings — but rather about facts as they understood them.

In fact, many of those who took part now laugh at themselves for sounding like little experts — and say they did that to hide the fact they were scared.

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