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Where were you on 9/11? Readers invited to share stories

August 12, 2011 | 12:47 pm

Twin-lights With the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks approaching, The Times is asking readers to share their stories about that day.

I still recall Diane Pucin's column several days after the attacks. She wrote that she'd had a seat on the American Airlines flight that hit one of the World Trade Center Towers, but she changed her flight to later in the day. It still gives me chills.

I was scheduled to fly that day, too, on a United Airlines flight from Manchester, N.H., back to Los Angeles. It was Sept. 17 before I was able to get home, on a Boston-to-L.A. flight. The ticket counters at Logan Airport, from which two of the doomed flights had departed, carried sympathy bouquets.

Where were you? What were you doing?

Share your story, and The Times will publish some of them on

-- Deirdre Edgar

Photo: Twin beams of light represent the World Trade Center's towers on the fifth anniversary of the attacks. Credit: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times