A year ago today, I was at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum. Today is the eighteenth anniversary of the bombing. With the events that have happened in Boston this week, take a moment to remember everyone who has been lost due to terrorism in the US.
Today was an intensely emotional day for me. At the time of the Oklahoma City bombing, I wasn’t even two years old. I didn’t imagine that the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum would have the effect that it did, even seventeen years later. I cried the entire time, from beginning to end. Seeing the stories of survivors and the memorabilia left by the families of those who didn’t survive heartbreaking to say the very least.
The part about the children who were lost was the most moving to me, which you probably know from earlier blog posts of mine. They were the most innocent of all who were lost. Three unborn babies were taken along with their mothers. They never even had the chance to live. Tomorrow is the seventeenth anniversary of the tragedy, and I hope that everyone looks back and remembers the lost and the hurt. Only…
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