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I can’t be upset, today

I didn’t cry over 9/11. Well, not at first. I remember a lot about that day: the note on the college classroom door, the constant news footage, the vigils. I don’t remember crying. I don’t remember being upset. People were emotionally crumbling like the towers they kept showing on repeat, and I was numb.

I’m not heartless. It’s a self-preservation thing.

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