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Remembrance and Wellness Five Years After 9/11

Gaffney, Donna A.; Thomas, Gregory A.; Carter, Abigail; Hoffer-Adou, Marcela; Norris, Stefanie; Mladenik, Sue; Goodrich, Donald

It has been five years. For some people time has barely passed. Tuesday, September 11, 2001 feels like yesterday. To others these last five years seem an eternity. Many people have slipped back into their everyday lives. The horrific images, unimaginable sadness, security threats and unanswered questions have given way to a world that on the surface feels predictable and safe. But there are abrupt reminders that the world is not safe or predictable; everything familiar to us can change in an instant.


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National Center for Disaster Preparedness
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May 7, 2013
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