What came after 9/11: fight or flight

America's response to the attack 20 years ago left lasting results

Did our response to 9/11 hurt us more than the attack itself? (Photo by Magnus Olsson on Unsplash)

Home is less than three hours north of New York City, but it wasn’t until long after the 9/11 attacks — after the air had cleared and the site of the World Trade Center had been cleaned up — that we finally made our way back to Lower Manhattan. We wanted ou…

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