Choked With Sorrow

  A Beaufortonian living in Japan reflects on the country she’s grown to love as its people cope with overwhelming tragedy.   On September 11, 2001, I was driving to my job at a local newspaper in South Carolina. On the radio, I heard that a plane had crashed into one of the World Trade Center towers. I thought it was just a horrible accident, and when I arrived at work went into the Editor’s office and told him the news.   Within thirty minutes, my life, and those of all Americans, was changed forever.

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