Six years ago, American lives were drastically changed when the country of the free and the brave was suddenly devastated by the deaths of thousands.

As Franklin D. Roosevelt predicted after the Dec. 7, 1941, unprovoked attack on Pearl Harbor, “Today is the day that will live in infamy.”

And, indeed, history will remind us, our children, our grandchildren that Sept. 11, 2001, is not to be forgotten.

Citizens vividly remember that day of tragedy, where they were, and what they were doing when the World Trade Center's twin towers crumbled into piles of melted steel and rubble, changing lives in just a matter of seconds.

€ Dr. Stuart Chilton, retired TSU professor, was watching television and saw the second plane hit. “It alerted me that something was wrong.” Having served in the Navy in WWII, he knew what America had to do.

€ “I was in freshman math class, room 263, at Conroe High School,” TSU student Tyler McCollum said. “The televisions in the classroom came on with CNN's breaking news.”

€ Christina Pryor was sitting in class that morning. “We started our lesson for the day when my history teacher started crying and said, ‘What have they done to our country?'” The class sat and watched the story as it unraveled. Christina added, “I just want to send out See REMEMBER on Page 2