We do not presume to speak for anyone who was here in NYC on 9/11/01. But we certainly feel, as every American and, indeed, many people around the world, that we cannot forget what happened on that day.
The two presidential candidates made appearances here today, at Ground Zero and at Columbia University for a group called ServiceNation. Here are a few photos from the Columbia University neighborhood while police and other security, as well as the news crews, prepared for their visits to the campus. There was a giant TV screen set up in the quad so people could watch a live broadcast while Obama and McCain spoke inside nearby Lerner Hall.
Mary bought a couple of buttons in support of our candidate of choice.