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9/11: Don’t forget Oklahoma City victims

Letter by Isaac O. Tate, Tacoma on Sep. 11, 2011 at 11:16 am | 32 Comments »
September 12, 2011 2:28 pm

The World Trade Center bombings were horrific. Today there are memorials unveiled, moments of silence and great reflection on the events that occurred 10 years ago.

But I am troubled. A home-grown terrorist filled with hatred ended the lives of women (mothers), children and babies in Oklahoma City. These children and babies will never experience life, unlike the World Trade Center victims.

There is no national day of mourning for these innocent victims. Is it because they were predominantly minorities? Is it because they did not handle the world’s currencies? Or is it the fact that America still tries to hide the fact that there are individuals in this great country who harbor so much hatred, as do foreign terrorists, that they will kill the most innocent and vulnerable?

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