We are alive. We are safe. We never felt like we were in danger. Storms can be catastrophic and frightening, but as a community, we are able emerge from our safe places time and time again, ready to clean up and move on.
I took this photo at the World Trade Center Memorial back in March. It was this brave man's birthday, signified with a white rose. There were many names with white roses that day.
They did not survive. They were not safe. They were in danger. Because of people like them, we remember how lucky we are. We continue to remember them. We remember 9/11. #16years