Library of Congress Stories

A collection of, as of this writing, more than 200 user-submitted stories gathered by the Library of Congress in conjunction with the September 11 Digital Archive.

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http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dallas/nation/9-11/stories/091102dnmet911voices.10bc.html Only God can give life At 3:30 a.m., my wife's water broke. We went to the hospital, and while...

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I was at my house in Charleston,IL when I heard the news. I immeadily remembered my friends sister was in NEW YORK. I was really sad.\nMy memory was my grandfather fighting.\nIfeel that we should stan...

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I was attending the University of Charlotte at North Carolina. I have since transferred to UNC Wilmington. I was preparing to go to class, and I turned on the television and witnessed the events v...

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I was in my fourth grade classroom, I am a teacher in Queens. My son was a paramedic with NY hospital- we can see the NY skyline from our school, and saw everything. I knew my son would be there. I...

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At work in a middle school in Brooklyn NY. Once I learned I could see the smoke from the back of our building. I tried to remember if my mother-in-law was still working in the trade center as she had...

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I remember coming out of class and heading to work in the Student Union at college and hearing people saying that we were being attacked. I thought someone was playing a prank and I shrugged it off....

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I was driving to work, about 5:30 am on September 11. I work and live in Southern California and what was first reported as a small plane apparantly misdirected into the World Trade Center, quickly be...

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I was in school preparing to teach my second period Spanish class. The TV was on in the teacher's room. We watched incredulously almost as if it were a movie, not real life. We were then told not t...

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I was at work on the morning of 11 September 2001, assisting guests to check out at the front desk of my hotel. Adjacent to the front desk is our office area. CNN was tuned in on the TV which sat on...

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