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Human Parts

LIVED THROUGH THIS

The Curse of September 11, 2001

20 years later, the aftereffects still linger in my life and the lives of others

South tower collapse | 9/11 Historical and Digital Archives | Thomas Nilsson, Getty Images

I was hungover when the phone rang.

The night before, I’d been partying with my fraternity brothers, so I answered and immediately hung up. Despite hanging up the call, the rings came once more…

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Benjamin Sledge

Benjamin Sledge

Author | Combat wounded veteran | Mental health specialist | Former geopol intel | Pre-order my war memoir—Where Cowards Go to Die—here: https://amz.run/5GAb

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