I got this image in a Powerpoint show that was sent to me of dozens of 9-11 images. This one stood out, it’s an image I had not seen before.
Click on this picture to enlarge it and look at it. What do you see?
It’s the boats that caught my attention. They aren’t military, or even fire department, boats. They are tugs and ferry boats, sailing in to move people off the island. No one was in charge, there was no coherent plan. This is individual Americans, responding with the resources they had, doing what they could, on a day when no one could do enough.
We choose only once. We choose either to be warriors or to be ordinary. A second choice does not exist. Not on this earth.