Essay Written by a Young Student after September 11
479 words (1.4 double-spaced pages)
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
On Tuesday September 11, 2001 the unthinkable happened in America. The two World Trade Centers in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington D.C were struck by airplanes that were hijacked by terrorists. This terrible tragedy killing many people had a deep impact on the whole nation. American citizens are grief stricken, left in fear, and full of revenge to the people who committed such an awful thing.
I, along with many of my peers are confused on how a destruction so powerful could have taken place in a super power nation without being detected. Another thing that I am not sure of is what did the United States do or not do to that resulted in the loss of so many innocent American lives to be taken away? All of these people had family and friends that loved them so much. These victims did not do anything wrong. They showed up to work to carry out their daily life routine. Others that were killed in this horrific situation were traveling in a plane to see family they loved, to complete a business deal, or just taking a vacation. However, all of these American citizens
were all expecting to return home
Not only were innocent people killed in this wreck, but also American heroes
. The type of heroes that each and every one of us see every day but never stop to thank them for devoting their lives to save others. These heroes are firemen. Firemen rushed in to the building not thinking about themselves, but thinking of those who were in danger. They climbed the stairs inside the building with every intent of saving lives. Little did they know that the building was a death trap. Just seeming like minutes later, the building tumbled to ground zero taking them with it. I think that we must honor them because while others were running out of the building, the firemen went running in.
Even though so many American lives were already taken away, I hope that is the only destruction that will happen. Things like this are what cause war. War takes away even more people’s lives. The world has become so advance that now we and many other countries have nuclear warfare that can completely destroy all life on earth. As a 16-year old high school student in the United States of America, I am extremely fearful as to what will result from this act of terror.
I hope that from here all goes well and we just harshly punish those who are behind this. There is nothing young people like me can do to punish those who are responsible. We also cannot prevent a war with the enemy. All we can do is pray and put our faith into the President of The United States of America that he will make the right decision.
How to Cite this Page
"Essay Written by a Young Student after September 11." 123HelpMe.com. 26 Jul 2016
If you'd like to save a copy of the
paper on your computer, you can COPY and PASTE it into your word
processor. Please, follow these steps to do that in Windows:
1. Select the text of the paper with the mouse and press Ctrl+C.
2. Open your word processor and press Ctrl+V.
123HelpMe.com (the "Web Site") is produced by the "Company". The contents of this Web Site, such as text, graphics, images, audio, video and all other material ("Material"), are protected by copyright under both United States and foreign laws.
The Company makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the Material or about the results to be obtained from using the Material. You expressly agree that any use of the Material is entirely at your own risk. Most of the Material on the Web Site is provided and maintained by third parties. This third party Material may not be screened by the Company prior to its inclusion on the Web Site. You expressly agree that the Company is not liable or responsible for any defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of other subscribers or third parties.
The Materials are provided on an as-is basis without warranty express or implied. The Company and its suppliers and affiliates disclaim all warranties, including the warranty of non-infringement of proprietary or third party rights, and the warranty of fitness for a particular purpose. The Company and its suppliers make no warranties as to the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the material, services, text, graphics and links.
For a complete statement of the Terms of Service, please see our website. By obtaining these materials you agree to abide by the terms herein, by our Terms of Service
as posted on the website and any and all alterations, revisions and amendments thereto.