I was in 8th grade. Social studies class. It was about time for us to switch classes and instead the teacher got a call. He quickly stood up, closed the shades on all the windows and locked the door to our classroom.

No one knew what was going on. We just sat there.

Was there an intruder in our school? 
Were we in immediate danger?
Was there an emergency?
No one knew.

About 15 minutes later, the phone rang again. The teacher stood up with tears in his eyes and told us that there had been a terrorist attack. And we were on lock down as a precaution. Continue reading “9/11”