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9-11-12: Don't Let Cynicism Win The Day

Sep 11, 2012 6:34:42 AM
Sep 11, 2012 7:17:43 AM

My hope on this 9/11 anniversary is that we do not let cynicism win the day.  For every one of us who remembers vividly those dark events and again feel the cold chill and the muted grief over the memory of the dead and wounded, there are who will mock and jest, assert that the attack was a non-event, or worse yet, it was deserved. In my mind, I see the attacks of September 11th to be the ultimate faith-based initiative, religion once again motivating humans to destroy each other to appease ...

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