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I Will ALWAYS Be A New Yorker – My September 11, 2001 Story

A reminder of 9/11/2001 from Zilla! God bless!


This is my personal story of September 11, 2001 and what happened after – as I experienced it 60 miles away from Ground Zero…


My father’s grandparents, (both sets) Irish Catholics, somehow managed to survive the Famine in Ireland which killed so many. They came to America to escape the oppression in Ireland and landed in New York City. It would be a hundred years before anyone in that family line ever moved out of the City to other places.

My mother is from a tiny country called Grenada. She saw there were few opportunities for a young lady there, so she packed her bags and came to find the “American Dream” in New York City. She found it. She also found my father and it was love at first sight. They met at the famous Rainbow Room in NYC and were married a few months later.

They started…

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4 responses

  1. Thanks, Loopy, and God bless you!
    How are you feeling?

    September 11, 2014 at 11:16 am

    • Much better, the cancer is all gone, the Dr. calls it in remission but I prefer the Word gone! How are you doing my friend? Reading your posts is wonderful!

      September 11, 2014 at 11:23 am

      • That’s wonderful! I’m doing ok, ups & downs but better than I have been in a while for the most part. Having a computer again has been very helpful & lifted my spirits a lot.

        September 11, 2014 at 11:31 am

        • That is great news Zilla!!! My computer quit on me so I am doing everything with my kindle. To many medical bills to even consider getting another one right now! Love you my friend!

          September 11, 2014 at 11:47 am