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The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel: Remembering 9/11

Author: The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel Editorial Board - September 11, 2018 - Updated: September 11, 2018

In this Sept. 11, 2001, file photo, Chief of Staff Andy Card whispers into the ear of President George W. Bush to give him word of the plane crashes into the World Trade Center, during a visit to the Emma E. Booker Elementary School in Sarasota, Fla. (AP Photo/Doug Mills, File)

“There will be no going back to the era before September the 11th, 2001.”

— George W. Bush

In the immediate aftermath of the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people, we were a nation united. On the evening of the attacks, some 150 members of both Congressional parties joined hands singing “God Bless America” on the steps of the Capitol.

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