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Out of the Blue

It was a somber day yesterday with all the 9/11 remembrance. I am thinking that this may have been the climax of such commemorations, as by the time the 20th anniversary rolls around a little more healing will have taken place.

R.I.P.: 'Spartacus' star Andy Whitfield, 39, dies of lymphoma.
R.I.P.: Actor Cliff Robertson dies at 88.

Somber Links: Thanks Ant and Mike Martinez and Acleacius.
Play: DuPont Advion Ant Annihilation.
Monster Corp.
Mad Shapes 2.
Links: The Funniest, Strangest Dead Island Glitches So Far.
Stories: F-16s scrambled in two flight incidents.
F-16 pilot was ready to give her life on Sept. 11.
Science: A long mission to ‘Mars’ for Colombian man. Thanks HARDOCP.
Images: 9/11 Debris Explores Mars.
Acronym FAIL.
Media: What do the Godfather and Henry IV have in common?
Tetris Art of the Day.
Why so serious done in the style of Mark Hamill.
Follow-up: Indonesia Smoking Boy Update.

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11. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 12, 2011, 18:59 Sepharo
 
I remember finding out about the events in a totally fucked up way from my history teacher.

Teacher: "There's been an accident at the World Trade Center in New York"

*blank stares* because almost nobody knew what the World Trade Center was

Teacher: "Also there's a fire at the Pentagon, so they're going to let school out early."

*wtf looks* how is this even related and why do we get to go home?

I didn't find out what was going on until I turned the TV on at home after a weird bus ride with kids looking for planes out the windows. I guess lots of other classes turned on their TVs and watched at school but this particular teacher didn't and broke the news in a weird way so as not to alarm anyone.
 
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