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A Day to Remember

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A Day to Remember The events that took place on September 11, 2001 shocked many people. No American would ever believe that on that day terrorists would take our planes and fly them into our buildings. The terrorists succeeded in crashing three of our planes into our own buildings, but thanks to the passengers on flight 93 they would not crash another plane into our buildings. The passengers on that flight were determined that their plane would not have the same fate as the other three. As the other three flights were crashing into their targets, passengers aboard flight 93 were aware of what was taking place. They had talked to their families and friends on the phone and knew that their hi-jacked plane was probably headed for another American Building. As the passengers found out about what was happening they knew that they were going to have to try and stop the terrorists. So, they set out a plan to try and stop the plan that the terrorists were trying to complete. The ordinary people aboard that plane were going to have to risk their own life to try to take back the plane that had been hi-jacked. Investigators are unsure of exactly what happened aboard flight 93; however, they do know a group of passengers said “let’s roll” right before the plane crashed in Pennsylvania. They do not know the intentions of the terrorists on flight 93, but could only speculate that the plane was headed for Washington D.C. and maybe even the White House. Thanks to the passengers aboard flight 93 the terrorists would not even come close to making their terrible plan complete. We usually think of a hero as a person noted for feats of courage or nobility of purpose, especially one who has risked or sacrificed his or her life (American Heritage Dictionary, 4th edition). I do not believe there is a better word to describe those who tried to prevent what was happening aboard flight 93....

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