Everyone has had in their life that one moment that will be forever imprinted on their memory, and that breaks their personal story into a before and after. For many Americans, including myself, it happened on September 11, 2001.
As the 10th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, we want to gather and share stories of those events and those moments that changed lives all around the world.
We’ve collected experiences from Armenia to Pakistan to Kenya to America about everything from 9/11 to the Salvadoran Civil War. Will you join us in this exciting project and share yours?
What news event most shaped your life and why? What do you remember most about it? How did it change you or impact your personal story?
Join the community by submitting your story in the form below, or visit whatsyour911.tumblr.com to see the stories contributed so far and find out even more ways to add yours.
As my friend Doug said:
The media will be filled with stories of what happened on Sept. 11, 2001. What they won’t have is your story.
Share Your Story