Monday, Mar. 2, 2015    Login | Register        

What I Will be doing for 9-11

Carolyn Cary's picture

This is what I Will be doing to honor the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11th:

I Will pray for those family members who were left motherless, fatherless, brother-less, sister-less from the deaths of nearly 3,000 people on Sept. 11, 2001.

I Will continue to be a volunteer in my community.

I Will spend the day thinking about all the friends and acquaintances I have lost this year.

I Will pray for the safety of our men and women in military uniform.

I Will pray for those first responders who worked at Ground Zero and now have cancer.

I Will pray for those decision makers who can see they get the proper medical treatment, at no cost to the first responders.

I Will call each of my grandchildren and tell them how much I love them.

I Will go out of my way to be nice to that person Sunday morning that I’m not especially fond of.

I Will make a donation to an organization in Fayette County that I have not heretofore supported.

I Will make sure there’s a flag flying in front of my house.

I Will spend this Sunday quietly and in contemplation.

This is what I Will do.

May I ask what You Will do?

[Carolyn Cary is the official Fayette County historian and the editor of the county’s first compiled history, “The History of Fayette County,” published in 1977. She lives in Fayetteville.]


Ad space area 4 internal

Sponsored Content


Quit, give up, or surrender. No matter how you say it, I’ve had enough and I’m doing it.


Fayette County School Superintendent Dr. Joseph C. Barrow is joining nearly 2,000 school system leaders from coast to coast at the 150th National Conference on Education in San Diego