Saw this full-page ad by United Airlines in the paper today, and I thought I'd share it with all of you ... to United's marketing/PR department!
Monday, September 10.
On Monday, a hose in my sink broke just when I needed to rush out the door, and I thought life was being unfair.
On Monday, when you asked people how they were doing, without much thought, or much contemplation, they replied "fine" or "good."
On Monday, the papers and the news magazines were filled with stories about the new fall TV schedule.
On Monday, there were not many people in the religious section at the bookstore.
On Monday, the American flag hung, for the most part, unnoticed at government buildings and at schools.
On Monday, we passed strangers without much regard.
On Tuesday, September 11, all that changed.
On Tuesday, September 11, different things seemed important.
On Tuesday, September 11, blissful naivete was lost. Security was mercilessly shaken.
On Tuesday, September 11, somebody tried to take America apart.
On Tuesday, September 11, America came together.
On Tuesday, there were no Republicans, Democrats, yuppies, blue collars, or any other labels. There were only Americans.
On Tuesday, September 11, strangers died for each other.
On Tuesday, September 11, the best of the human spirit spit back into the eye of the worst.
On Tuesday, September 11, America was knocked to its knees.
On Tuesday, September 11, America got back up again.