Happy Pink Saturday y'all! It's really hard to think pink today, September 11th. As with many of you, I can't help but remember the tragedy and lost lives that occurred 9 years ago. However, I also remember the many, many people who united to aid in any way possible. We all did our little part to help and to show that we are, and always will be, united as a country - from donating blood, raising our flag, or even joining the military! Such amazing people and events emerged from this horrific event.
Remember this picture (though I am not sure any American could forget)?
I remember seeing it for the first time and was just in awe! The impromptu raising of a found flag by these fireman was such a symbol of hope for an entire country that was wounded that day! Here is the link for Thomas Franklin, the photographer who snapped this random picture that became an instant worldwide sensation - http://septterror.tripod.com/firephoto.html - It recounts the tale of this photo and the history of it thereafter.
So today I am just remembering those who lost their lives, the many heroes that emerged, and the service men and women who fight for our country. Instead of pink, let's honor the red, white, and blue today!
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