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On the morning of September 11, 2001, my Journalism class was scheduled in a lab at Hillman so that our instructor could introduce us to [online] resources that journalists use to obtain up-to-the-minute news. Needless to say, we were blown away by what we were watching unfold in real time; however shortly into class, we were told that we were to leave Hillman and head home safely. None of us really spoke, we just gathered our belongings and exited the building. I walked through Bouquet Gardens to my apartment on Oakland Avenue to wait for my roommate. We called our families and watched the news all day. Incredible.

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