9-11.whats Your story?

jon coleman

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sorta looked for a thread on rDc 's story that morning, mine is on a job for Wier const, busting my A$$ on footings& starter walls for block buildings, mucking cement , Keith Langer came out ( super.), and gave us the low down, sent us home , i wasnt surprised having studied a little bit about islam& that part of the world after saddam invaded kuwait& i played in the gulf for A couple of months strait( cv 62). wow,its been almost 20 years, wonder how potus DJT will commemorate 9-11 2021??ps, those evil bas tards( saudi adjents, yes they worked for the king) stayed in the Parkwood condos a block down the street from where i grew up, ,,, evil M Fers'
 
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JGunn

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Woke up, turned on the news. 😦

Sat down and took a bong hit knowing life would never be the same!
 

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Just jumped out off the shower & getting dressed turned on the boob tube just as the second plane hit decided right then no point in driving to the airport to fly off to Reno today or who the hell knows when I can fly again
 

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It was not just “something some people did.”

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I had knee surgery the day before. Got up and there was a blip on AOL that a plane had hit the World Trade Center. Turned on the TV and there was a tower on fire. Watched the actions of the firefighters and the progress. Then I see video of a plane hitting the tower and I thought, 'Wow, someone captured it on video.' Then I realized it was the other tower and told my wife we were being attacked. My oldest son was 12 at the time. We were watching what was unfolding when the first tower collapsed and I started to cry. He asked me why I was crying and I asked him- 'Do you understand how many firefighters and people just died?' He said he didn't think there would be any firefighters going into those buildings and I said, Oh yes they would, they have to get the people out. He then said he didn't think they would be stupid like that. A little later my phone rang. It was the Fed Rep for Fema saying all rescue specialists were being activated to go to NY for rescue work. I told him, I couldn't because I had knee surgery the day before. Several members of my team that went have died from the lung grunge from breathing at ground zero. Many more have been diagnosed with lung damage. The 2 of us who didn't go were considered 'lucky'.
 

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September 11, 2001 was a pivotal point in my life just like so many others.

19 years later and I still research and dig for answers. Now a lot more skeptical of what I am being told and willing to discern anything.

Justice will be served eventually.
 

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My experience that morning was like so many others. Little did we know how those actions would change how we do things, still to this day. It has affected us all in varying degrees. How the people of this country came together and take action made you feel good to be an American. For our generation, it was the worst day ever and you didn’t have to carry a gun to get into the battle. Our part was new equipment to produce earth piercing, bunker buster tips for a wide range of dropped armament. We never designed, built, and proved out anything so fast. That equipment left our building with a flag draped across it as our way of showing respect and support.

We will never forget.
 

JGunn

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September 11, 2001 was a pivotal point in my life just like so many others.

19 years later and I still research and dig for answers. Now a lot more skeptical of what I am being told and willing to discern anything.

Justice will be served eventually.
Nice job on the rdc logo, I like it!
Klaus, thanks for not showing Bldg 7 (in the RDC Logo) that fell in free fall after the demo was initiated!

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klaus

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Building 7 is a good starting point to challenge the official narrative.

Todays RDC logo was designed by @MiguelB. Miguel helps with various things around RDC notable the XX shirt, Pete shirt and now the logo of the day.
 

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Was driving to work when it happened, when I got in everyone was huddled around TVs and computer monitors. They let people go home if they didn't feel like being there. Not much work got done that day, just stared at the news all day until it was time to go home.
 

MiguelB

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Here is bigger version of todays logo.
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I was in my early 20's. I was living in Cardiff at the time with my parents and woke up to the news by my dad. We were in the process of moving to Oceanside...I remember cause the living room was empty expect for the tv. We were glued to the tv, and soon after the 2nd tower fell. It felt surreal, a building on fire...a plane crashing into the other, now two buildings on fire...the towers falling,,,.the Pentagon....a field in Pennsylvania...

- M
 

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I was a NY fireman up until just before the attacks. That day started normal and I went and towed my jet skis to my buddy’s dealership to have him look at somthibg. When I got there I saw they had the tv out, then I saw what was going on.

Lost a lot of fellow firefighters that day. Lost a lot of good NYers.

A lot of you know my company is the one that builds all the custom motorized coolers. To honor them i fabricated a 9/11 memorial cooler to look like a fire truck. A lot of people crack up when they see our builds, but this one was more serious.

Complete with our first ever dual rear wheels, a sissy rack that looks like a ladder, a TON of parts off our CNC, and the 9/11 logo all over. When we finished it I took it around to firehouses around the US, finishing up in NY overlooking the site.

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Take a look at our build video. I really put my heart into this one:


 

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I was at work and Felt like id been kicked in the nuts.19 years later it still makes my blood boil. 6 years ago I was in NYC and a friend we went with knew a fireman from ladder 1, it was the closest firehouse to the towers. and he gave us a tour of the firehouse that was pretty cool.Some lady had made an American flag out of buttons 2977 of them ,one for every person that died in the towers. He also said the firehouse was the only ladder co. that didnt lose any men that terrible day.Amazing visit.
 

jon coleman

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by all means, move to desrt racing, wasnt sure where to start this thread , personal storys can get bitter on this day( political), just listened to Rudy Giuliani on the Mark Levin show, Rudys PISSED on whats going on in his beloved NYC& the country at large, never forget.✝🇺🇲
 
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