February 26. 2/26. It doesn’t usually ring a bell the way, say, 9/11 does. But it was 18 years ago tomorrow that the World Trade Center was bombed.
The 9/11 Memorial Museum is publishing a series of posts about 2/26 and today provides Carl Selinger’s last letter. He was stuck in a smoke-filled elevator and thought he was going to die (click image for larger version).
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.