Title: Under the Bridge
Author: Paul Berman
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Annotation: Paul Berman has written about his personal experience watching the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center from his home in Brooklyn. He describes walking along Atlantic Avenue, the home of many Arabs and Arab-Americans. He discusses the responses of survivors walking through the neighborhood. The site is part of the New Republic Magazine online. There are links to other September 11 related stories including articles on Ground Zero, retaliation, and other aspects of war.
Excerpt: I am writing seven or eight hours after the attack, and, through my study window in Brooklyn, I see black plumes still billowing from lower Manhattan. In the morning, from my rooftop, I watched the first flames encircle the twin towers and the black cloud float over the harbor.
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