Remembering to be Thankful

Mah Butt Itches

Like most millennials, I destroyed the napkin industry, Applebees, and I remember 9/11 in detail.  For me, I was in college, sleeping off an all nighter…of drinking, I’m sure.  My uncle called me and told me to turn on the TV.  I was so confused, hungover, and I turned on the TV to watch the second plane fly into the World Trade Center.  My Mom and I agree 9/11 was for me like the JFK assassination was for her. My Anthropology class was the only class not canceled, and we all sat around in a stunned/confused quiet.  Our professor explained some of the Muslim culture and his words have always guided me with terrorism or any other “religious” violence.  He basically said the people who did this are not Muslims.  They perverted the Qur’an to justify violence.   He likened them to Christians who shoot abortion doctors, or the Crusades.  I’m…

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