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Subscribe here to receive new posts every Thursday. In the spring ofI had my first and only panic attack. I thought my boyfriend was on a short list for a promotion, resulting in an imminent move to Charlotte, North Carolina.
Not usually the stuff that results in convulsions on the floor. In my mind, I had to make a choice between ambition and love — and there was no compromise. Then on Tuesday morning, September 11,I happened to be in a small town just below Shanksville, Pennsylvania and, as the whole world was collapsing around me, the only thing I wanted was to feel safe and hug the people I loved.
She was the one who had the apartment that was supposed to be mine. The one who went on to have a million only-in-Manhattan adventures that we were supposed to share. Tragically, she was also the one who lost her boyfriend when the towers fell.
Despite the fact that I was in town for a celebration of new beginnings, I went to Ground Zero to pay my respects to the past.
As I got closer to what — all those years later — still felt like a smoldering pit of ashes, I started to cry.
I thought of how different my life would have been had I moved, how sorry I was for everyone who went to work that day and never came home, how fragile peace had become…. They were talking loudly — competing with the sound of what was now a full-on construction site — but when they saw me, everything stopped.
Even the jackhammers and ever-present honking traffic somehow felt quiet as we all fixed on each other for a moment. Embarrassed by my raw display of emotion, I quickly looked away only to glance back a few seconds later. Perhaps to save me from even more embarrassment, many of the tourists had turned back to the site, but I locked eyes with a few of them and, even though we never said a word, I knew what they were thinking: Somehow, it was going to be alright.
Today is my 10th wedding anniversary. That boyfriend from long ago is now my husband and the father of our two children. I spoke about this recently.
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What's the most difficult decision you've made in the last two years and how did you come to that decision? “One of the hardest decisions I’ve had to make was choosing between two strong team members for a promotion. I personally liked one person better than the other, but I had to choose the person I liked less, because they were more.
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The White Stripes formed on Bastille Day in , aiming to create simple, vigorous rock & roll with little more than Meg White's percussion and Jack White's guitar-and-vocal attack. Jun 14, · The hardest decision I've ever made It'd have to be when I decided to stick with a friend who was constantly in trouble.
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