American Red Cross Museum Stories

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My name is Rob Webb and I live in Bristol, TN. September 11th. I had just gotten out of bed and turned on the TV to watch the Today show. The first plane had just hit and Matt Lauer was stating that t...

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I was in jail, watching the TV, when the show that we were watching was interrupted and the news came on and said that one of the towers had been hit. At first, everyone thought that it might have be...

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I was in my second day of orientation at Einstein Medical Center as a new-grad emergency room RN. They let us out early, of course, and my husband came to pick me up. Somehow taking the subway seeme...

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I was training that day and had a new class that had just started. When we heard what was happening, everyone was so upset and the new staff certainly weren't in any frame of mind to learn anything so...

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We lived in Washington state, and had to travel to Indiana to attend the funeral of my then-wife's grandmother. We were supposed to leave on September 12, but events of the day dictated otherwise. M...

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I was at work, with my computer on when I recieved a news alert from CNN. I was horrified with the first attack, but like everyone else I thought it was a horrific accident. Then the next tower was h...

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I was interviewing for a job with the Girl Scouts and was speaking with the executive director of the NE area. During the interview, we heard crying and screaming from people in the offices next to us...

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I had just turned on the tv and heard the horrified voices of the newscasters and as my husband came down the stairs then the second plane hit the second tower. We spent the whole day watching the new...

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I woke up to radio news reports of the planes crashing into the World Trade Center. I immediately turned on the television and was greeted by the image of the South Tower collapsing in living color on...

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