"September 11: Bearing Witness to History" Stories

A small collection of user-submitted stories gathered by the Smithsonian in conjunction with the September 11 Digital Archive.

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I was sitting in a class room on this day. I remember watching the stock market for one of our classes, when this came on the news and we all watched as people were being carried to ambulences, and...

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I was sitting in my senior english class in high school when a teacher came into the classroom and told everyone that a plane crashed into the world trade center. We turned on CNN and sat the rest of...

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I remember when and where I was exactly when I heard the news. It was a little bit after 9'o clock. Since I was only 14 I was in my high school geometry class. We started to do our indvidual work when...

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