2996 families that are still healing from the loss of that day, mothers, fathers, wifes, husbands, children, who are missing somebody so important in their life it that it will never be the same again.
Then I thought of Iraq. We have been "fightning the war on terror" since it happened. First in Afghanistan and then in Iraq. Trying to make sure that we keep something like that from ever happening again on US soil.
The body count in Iraq from March 20, 2003 to today
135,335 lives for 2996.
Violence will never make peace, it will never make us safe, it does no good at all. It only causes more pain in a world that has already had quite enough.