Bishop’s Stortford resident Andy Strains was residing just outside New York with wife Lois and their daughters Megan, then seven, and Rachel, 6, on September 11, 2001, when the United States arrived less than attack from terrorists.
At the time he was US editor of the Daily Mirror. Strains, from The Stewarts, is again in New York this 7 days for the 20th anniversary. Here are his recollections of that horrific day…
“DAY THE Globe CHANGED”. Individuals had been the four words I scrawled – in funds letters – in my operate diary on the evening of Tuesday 11 September, 2001.
Twenty years ago – it barely would seem feasible it has been so lengthy considering that the most horrendous terrorist atrocity in modern history. Not surprisingly, I have pretty vivid recollections of nine/11.
Unusually, maybe, they centre on