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Friday, September 10, 2021

9/11 Memorials and Events In Second Life


Today is the 20th anniversary of the horrible terror attacks of 9/11/2001.  It is hard to believe it has been two decades since the world stood still and watched in horror as one plane hit, then the second hit collapsing the world trade center to rubble in of Manhattan, NYC, and then the other assaults on the Pentagon and plane crash in Pennsylvania that was heading to the capital. What chaos and fear it brought us but also courage came out of that horrific attack against us.

I remember that day clearly.  I was doing my 5-year-old daughter’s hair in little pigtails getting her ready for PM kindergarten.  I got a phone call to turn on the news. I stood in horror as smoke was coming from one of the towers and watched live as the second plane hit. I was horrified as the buildings collapsed one after the other into a heap of dust and debris right before my eyes. I had a cousin that worked in tower two but was not there that day. 

 I was glued to the TV  and did not take my child to school for fear of other attacks.. I was in a state of shock just like many Americans and others around the world.  That day is burned in my memory just like many who can account for what they were doing at that moment our country was under attack.  My heart sank for every family who lost their loved ones.

Together we began the healing process and stood by the words “Always remembered, never forgotten “ Year after Year we observed this day in memory of the many who lost their lives and have suffered illnesses as a direct result of the dust. From people just doing their job to first responders, military personal, and everyone who volunteered and donated their time and money to help rebuild. Thank you.

In Second Life, many across the grid are observing the day by visiting memorials and attending events so residents can continue to always remember and never forget. 

Below are some memorials to visit: 

EVENT: 9/11 People With Disabilities 20 Years Later

Shyla (Krijon) is hosting a 9/11 Observance from 1 - 2 pm this Saturday, Sep 11, on Inspiration Island. [voice and text] 

WBH Music Cafe:

9/11 20th Anniversary Memorial

Since 2011, the 9/11 Memorial has been placed in various locations around the Second Life world to commemorate the events of September 11, 2001. This year the memorial is placed in the region of Dornoch, Scotland. All are welcome to visit and reflect.

9/11 Memorial - Always Remember, Never Forget 

A Tribute to The Victims & Heroes Who Lost Their Lives on September 11, 2001



 Rockin' Robin is honoring and remembering those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. Our 9/11 memorial is now open for viewing. Take the teleporter at the landing point to the memorial. The dress theme for Saturday is casual or, if you wish to honor the heroes on that day, you may dress as a first responder. Join us on Saturday as we recognize the 20th anniversary of 9/11 and spend the day at the memorial location.

Atlantis 2021- 9/11 Memorial

Atlantis Second Life's  BEAUTIFUL interactive adult sim Photographers paradise explore and find The Lost City and find hidden secrets dance or meet people DJs Concerts Events with a nude or swimsuit optional beach, socialize, sex swing couples Bento FREE

Learning Virtuale- 9/11 Memorial

Visit this peaceful place of reflection and remembrance. Honor those who were lost on 9/11. Never forget September 11, 2001.    

Virtual education at LV! Exhibits: Signs of the Times (COVID-19 & social injustices), Black History, Hispanic Heritage, U.S. Constitution, U.S. Presidency/2020 Election, and Women's History. 9-11 Memorial. Art gallery. Library. Fireworks!        


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