I still remember where I was and what I was doing sixteen years ago today. I vividly remember getting ready for school and out of nowhere hearing my mom screaming. I ran downstairs to find her completely terrified and glued to the TV watching the news. Not even a few minutes later we watched another plane hit the second tower. As time goes on I will always remember how I felt that day and how grateful I am to all the service men and women and their families who sacrifice and fight to keep me and my family safe. Here are a few photos of me and my family while we were at the 9/11 memorial in July. You could feel the emotion and the spirit that was there. It was so strong and left a huge impact on me.
I feel blessed to live in this country that provides all of us opportunity and freedom. Today and everyday I am proud to be an American.