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Are you watching television? A plane has crashed into a building in New York City.”
I was standing in my kitchen enjoying a rare second cup of coffee on the morning of September 11 when Lorraine, my children's babysitter, delivered this disquieting news over the phone. I had called her to tell her that Andrew, one of my three-year-old twins, had a cold and would be staying home from his morning preschool. As it turned out, I seriously underestimated the impact of Lorraine's message.
This was partly because the night before I had finished reading The Man Who Flew the Memphis Belle: Memoir of a World War II Bomber Pilot. The book is the autobiography of Robert Morgan, ...