12/23/2013 – The holidays are a time for reflecting; on the year past, friends and family who have passed and the coming year. The USA has faced many tragedies that bring forth a time of reflection for a lot of people.
September 11, 2001 is a date that is forever engrained into the memories of people across the world. Even those not directly affected by 9/11 still remember and reflect on the tragedy.
For those that lost family and friends on that fateful day, remembering and reflecting about 9/11 during the holidays is especially timely. Anthony Amado and family members made a special trip to the 9/11 Memorial in New York City every year at Christmas time.
For Anthony Amado a yearly visit to the 9/11 Memorial with family is a vital part of the holiday season. Anthony Amado knew people who lost a spouse or a parent on 9/11. The holiday season is an important time for Anthony Amado to reflect and remember those affected.
For those not directly affected by the events of 9/11, the holidays are still a good time for reflecting and remembering the people that were affected.