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The Lesson of 9/11

In 2001, I was living and working in Washington DC as an Associate at a large law firm.  My routine at the time was to workout in the gym across the street from my office in the morning, and then walk over to the office to start my often-grueling work days.  I had left the Navy the year prior, and was still very close to many of my Navy colleagues.  On that particular September day, I finished my workout and was stretching on some mats when the TV’s in the gym started showing images of a plane flying into one of the Twin Towers in New York.  At first, I assumed it was a trailer for an upcoming movie.  But then I saw the word “LIVE” in the ...