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Where were YOU on 9/11?

Christine Bocchino, RHStoday Editor-in-Chief

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The tragedy of September 11, 2001 affected the whole country, and even some of our own students and faculty.

 

“I was crossing a bridge, going home from New York back when I lived in New Jersey. I was in the car seat, and my dad looked in the mirror and said ‘Oh my God, there’s smoke coming from one of the buildings!’ We just thought it was a small fire.”

~Louise Cardenas, senior.

 

“I was in my classroom at King High School and it was homeroom. I was watching the TV, stunned, and I didn’t think it was real. The administration came on and asked all the teachers to turn off their televisions. My immediate thought was ‘are my family and friends okay?’ Then, when they hit the Pentagon, I have a cousin who lived and worked by the Pentagon and I didn’t know if he was okay.”

~Barbara Verde, IB English teacher.

 

“I was driving to middle school ad heard it on the radio, I didn’t realize how big of a deal it was. When I got to homeroom, we watched it on TV. [My family and I] almost left the country because we were scared; we went to Miami and got our passports done.”

~Aline Loges, IB Theory of Knowledge teacher.

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Christine Bocchino, RHSToday Editor-in-Chief
Christine Bocchino is a member of the class of 2014 at Robinson High School. She enjoys long walks on the beach, dancing, and she has been on the yearbook/newspaper staff for 3 years. She has dreamed of going to an Ivy League college for international affairs. She loves Sweettarts and the color pink. Follow her on Twitter at...
Holly Bogdahn, Photography editor
Holly Bogdahn is a member of the class of 2014 at Robinson High School. She has been a member of the yearbook staff for three years. She enjoys playing lacrosse. She has three pets; two dogs and one cat. She loves using strawberry Twizzlers as straws and mixing orange and pink Starbursts together when eating them.  She dreamed of going...
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