We Must Not Move OnOn the anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in American history, one can't help but get poignant and reflective. Even denying you have any emotional connection to 9/11 proves that you are at least registering it in your mind. Your mind is registering that it was awful, that it was tragic, and that it was, without a doubt, worth remembering.
Nine years ago, three thousand lives were lost in New York City. Nine years seems like an awful long time, doesn't it? To some, a little too long. Browsing around the web, as I am one to do, a sentiment I see repeated quite a lot is "It was nine years ago! Yes, it was tragic, but it's about time you moved on!"
In a way, I understand what the person is trying to say; you shouldn't live your life enveloped by sadness and by fear. That is exactly the kind of thing the people who perpetuated the attacks wanted in the first place. However, I'm one to say that we, as a nation, should never completely move on.
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