The Island Packet Remembers 9/11

Sept. 11, 2001: A retrospective

The mind struggles to recall a world before Sept. 11, 2001, the day terror ripped through a bright blue sky. In this video retrospective, the images tell a story of chaos and courage, the story of the day that forever changed America.


Where were you?

  • Scott Harris

    Camillus NY, NY – “I remember being at a client's office and hearing the employees talking about how a plane just hit the World Trade Center and immediately I ...”

  • Randy Law

    Antelope, CA – “[I wrote this in my journal several days after 09/11/2011, as I knew it was a historical moment and wanted to document my place in ...”

  • Hena Zuberi

    Los Angeles, CA – “Everyone warned me not to venture out of the house wearing a headscarf. Needing food , I went to the grocery store where I met ...”