We are reminded that evil endures, but so does hope.
NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE
wo anniversaries were this week, and both have personal meaning for me. Twenty years ago, I was across the street from the World Trade Center when it collapsed. I wrote about that day in the Wall Street Journal.
As a crowd from the Journal’s building watched the first tower burn, an architect I was standing next to suddenly remarked that he didn’t think the steel girders of the towers would stand up to a jet-fuel fire. We looked at each other and walked away with anyone who wanted to join us. Less than five minutes later, the first tower collapsed. He …