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Reflections on 9/11 — Twenty Years Later

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Like many others, the twentieth anniversary of 9/11 is creating mixed emotions as I reflect on that horrific day. The day after 9/11, I wrote a poem for myself titled: “I cried because of that…” It was a way for me to capture my feelings at the moment. …

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I dream a world where love is greater than hate
That the voice of the contemptuous is silenced
And the actions of the riotous are quelled
Guided by a mission of hope — the vision of harmony

I dream a world in which justice is measured by equity
Not by the…

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I am a veteran and an outdoor enthusiast who has spent the last 10 years working in the outdoor industry. …

A song about a soldier impacted by failed leadership

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Johnny left home for the army
Serve the country he loved
He would miss his home
And the things he loved to do
But there was a place, he’d miss most
A place where he’d go to renew

On a
Mountain away from others
Rising to the sky
Its face reflects the sunrise…

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