So many things have occurred since April 19, 1995. One full generation has come to be. The term “domestic terrorism” was freshly minted.
I recall feelings of fear, sadness and later anger. Remember Timothy McVeigh? Remember fertilizer bomb? Who knew? And who could hate so much that 168 died and 680 were injured. There are 168 stone chairs placed along the water. The time just before — 9:02 am and just after — 9:03 am the bombing are engraved into two towers of the memorial.
The buildings are gone. The street has been replaced by the memorial:
So remember, hug your loved ones — this was only the beginning.