But what about the children who first heard the news – the few who sat in the same room with President Bush as he delivered the devastating update on the Twin Towers?
Now, the children seated in that Florida classroom look back on the day that changed their lives. “It was like a blank stare. Like he knew something was going on but he didn’t want to make it too bad for us to notice by looking different,” said Lenard Rivers, now a 17-year-old football player at Sarasota High.
“I think we all matured maybe a little bit,” Chantal Guerrero said. “But since we were only seven, I’m not sure what kind of impact it had, because we didn’t know how things were before.”
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