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I cannot speak to the reaction others might or should have to an event like 9/11. Ten years ago I dropped off my two children, then 4 and 6, at school, and came home to a burning building, a spectacle on television, nothing more. Then, the sucker punch — another plane hit the other tower. We were under attack. Dazed, I wondered what we had done to make them so angry at us? And then I watched in horror as we were marshaled by our president toward war, endless war. And we have learned nothing from this. My children, now 14 and 16, don't remember my husband and I taking them to Washington DC to march against going to war. It's a spectacle on television to them, nothing more.