Letter to the Editor

Letter To The Editor

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

In times of crisis, patriotism unites us. We put our differences aside to help our countrymen in need. Perhaps the greatest example of patriotism was September 11th, 2001. A day of tragedy and despair also serves as a vivid display of American patriotism. Heroic acts were everywhere to be seen that day. Firefighters running into burning buildings, the passengers on Flight 93 giving their lives to save the lives of others, volunteers who flooded ground zero to help in any way they could, and millions of Americans who donated blood and held candlelight vigils to honor the fallen.

As free people, we often differ in our views about the direction of our country (which is also patriotic), but as an American citizen, I take pride in knowing that countless patriotic acts are occurring everyday in this great nation.

On Saturday, September 11, 2021, Americans will pay homage to the 20th year anniversary of 9-11. Please take the time to display your respect to God, country, and the (nearly) 3,000 people who lost their lives on that day.

"We must never forget."

Rhonda O'Hanley