Sunday marks the 15th anniversary of the attacks on September 11th. I remember that day just as clear as ever, as I’m sure you do. That day shocked our very reality and we all made the same vow collectively, that we would never forget.
But have we kept it? Sure we remember the events of 9/11, but what about the meaning of it. The attacks brought us together as a nation like nothing else could have.
I remember the neighborhoods with an American flag outside every door. I remember how we were all Americans, not black, or white, or Hispanic, but Americans first and only.
I remember how we all came together to embrace and support the brave first responders who gave their lives and so much more to save strangers that they had never met. I remember how people of all ages would thank their local cops,…