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Guest Opinion: After 9/11, the innocent world vanished

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September 11th will come and go without much thought from those that are younger than 30. I can understand that. Those thoughts will not pass by me so easily.

I had a job that required me to travel up the New Jersey Turnpike once a week back when the two World Trade Towers were being built.

It was sort of fun to see the towers to my right grow slightly higher each week until they finally reached the end of the line. Years later, I also watched another end of the line but it was on a small television in our kitchen.

They sure came down a lot faster than they went up. First it was a........

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