Jesse Bluma at Pointe Viven. All rights reserved.
Where were you? On 9/11/2001 I woke up and happened to turn on the television. Something I only do 1 out of 364 times. The TV happened to be turned to the Today Show and immediately word came of the first plane. Then later the second plane. And the third. And the fourth. Below is a list of good resources to learn more and take positive action.
9/11 Memorial: a tribute of remembrance and honor to the nearly 3,000 people murdered in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center site, near Shanksville, Pa., and at the Pentagon, as well as the six people murdered in the World Trade Center bombing in February 1993.
The National Counterterrorism Center: center for joint operational planning and joint intelligence.
OCSD: information about how to prepare for, react to, and recover from emergency situations.
Top 5 Crimes of Saddam Hussein.
September 11 - A Memorial: Names and faces of those fallen.
Cell Phones for Soldiers was founded by teenagers Robbie and Brittany Bergquist from Norwell, Mass., with $21 of their own money. Since then, the registered 501c3 non-profit organization has raised almost $2 million in donations and distributed more than 500,000 prepaid calling cards to soldiers serving overseas. http://www.cellphonesforsoldiers.com/
Scholarship America and Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund Honor the Families of 9/11.
The USO fulfills its mission of lifting the spirits of America’s troops and their families.
The Heritage Foundation: the nation’s most broadly supported public policy research institute. Research and offering on terrorism. http://www.heritage.org/issues/terrorism