The Last To Remember

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Tuesday, September 06, 2011


After the death of Osama Bin Laden, young people took to the streets in droves to celebrate and a lot of discussion ensued in the media about a "9/11 Generation", the young people who came of age after the attacks.  Brendan was a first-grader in suburban New Jersey on September 11th, 2001, and he has only vague memories of that day.  Even so, he feels shaped by the events and their aftermath and hopes to join the military.  His younger siblings, who don't remember 9/11, feel little connection to it.  Brendan reports on whether or not his peers and younger siblings feel that 9/11 impacted their world view. 


Produced by:

Courtney Stein


Kaari Pitkin


Brendan Illis
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