Even though Mitt Romney may not be able to correctly account for where he was on 9/11, I remember it pretty vividly and recently found some videos I would like to share.
I was working at a tv station in Myrtle Beach, SC. I woke up that morning just like any other, walking into the bathroom and turning on Howard Stern. It was at a point where he was talking a bit frantically and it took a minute or two to figure out what he was talking about. I rushed over to the TV and saw the 2nd plane hitting the tower.
As we eventually pulled away from the TV, I spent the afternoon at a local VFW post with former veterans who were glued to their bar stools watching the events unfold.
Here’s what happens when you mix fear, patriotism and alcohol:
Another piece I put together at the time was a news closing montage of some of the video coming in on the feeds (hey give me a break on the song… I didn’t have a choice and afterall, it was South Carolina)
And a few days later, I spent some time at a local elementary school where the kids were writing letters to the firefighters they were seeing on TV.
I can’t imagine what was going through their young minds:
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