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By Hannah Romero
Staff Writer 

20 years later: Remembering and learning from 9/11

 

September 9, 2021



“Where were you when the world stopped turning that September day?” 

This question is famously asked in the Alan Jackson song “Where were you,” and is a question still discussed and reflected on by many who lived through the events of Sept. 11, 2001, when terrorists attacked the United States and the World Trade Center towers in New York City collapsed after being hit by hijacked airplanes.

Many Green River residents remember where they were that day in vivid detail. 

“I woke up and they were talking about how the world trade center was on fire,” Barry Tippy, owner of Red Whit...



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