Most of us remember where we were and what we were doing the morning of September 11th. 20 years ago I wasn’t a journalist. I was working in corporate America in Finance. My office was near the Sears (Willis) Tower.
I was a newlywed, married in August, I discovered I was pregnant with my 1st child. I had horrible morning sickness and couldn’t make my business trip to New York. I sent my analyst instead to attend a client meeting with my boss. They stayed at the World Trade Center hotel. There was a breakfast meeting scheduled for 9am. They never made the meeting and we never heard from those clients again. Thankfully my coworkers escaped with minor injuries but our clients never made it out of the towers. My analyst came home and quit. She moved back to Colorado after that. We were forever changed realizing the people we
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