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  • My 9/11 story was actually a series of questions.

    How do you answer a terrified 11 year old who insists you call all her loved ones and make them come home right away before they get bombed?

    How do you answer a scared 16 year old who agrees, or at least wants to know what the plan is - phone chain or what - if bombs start to drop?

    How do you explain to an angry 17 year old that none of his family is going to be flown into a building if they decide to take an airplane flight?

    How do you explain to your frightened children that an extreme response is not the solution to extremism?

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