It's in the middle of the night and the bells are ringing

by Volker Weber

I was briefly wondering what is going on. Then I remembered. 62 years ago more than 11,000 people died in one night when this city we live in was destroyed. The bells will be ringing for 25 minutes. That was the duration of the attack.


The building in the front is a church that has been rebuilt. I pass by it almost every single day.

[This is a repost from last year. I had to remind myself again that 9/11 was a day to remember for much longer than 2001.]


I heard them ringing last night, too, now I know why!

Lukas Rosenstock, 2006-09-12

11/9/1973 is a sad date in the memory of Chile. After that, the dictatorship of Pinochet for 17 years, finished with a lot of people disappeared, killed, tortured and exiled, and with the people restricted to freely express themselves. Submitted by fear.

Things like this (the towers, your city, my country) are things tha can be happening at the level of reasonable thinkking that we have as human kind. In our case, in Chile, we say here every September 11.

"Never more in Chile", and now I think that apply to say : "Never more, nowhere."

PS: We have our own 11/9 and, for almost every chilean is more important than 11/9/2001.


Alex Hernandez, 2006-09-13

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