Eating Cake on 9/11

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Found a great article to share as we come upon the
10th Anniversary of 9/11:

Written and posted with permission by Kate Whouley

This year on 9-11, I plan to eat cake. Chocolate cake with chocolate icing—my mother’s favorite.  

My mother turned 67 on Sept. 11, 2001. It was a time in her life when she went to a lot of doctors. Accompanying her in the weeks and months—and even years—after the attacks, I felt wary whenever I provided her date of birth. I tried out September 11th, rather than 9-11, hoping to skip the beat of stunned silence before a receptionist, a pharmacist or a health professional would ask, “What was the year again?”

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