If there is one thing that still resonates from September 11, it is the fear that we all felt, and the hope that we could pull together to fight this fear. The unity we all felt was unbelievable. We had not experienced anything like that in our lifetime. Maybe it felt like how our grandparents felt in the WWII era. Maybe it always feels like that when we are attacked.
It also feels like January 6. The difference though is that January 6 did not bring us all together because we attacked our selves. And maybe that is what we need now, a way to bring us back together, and to unify our selves again.
Let’s look for this sense of connection through our schools, through our communities, and through our nation. We need it now. We need us to be the US.