By: Travis Naughton

Twenty years ago, Americans made a solemn vow to never forget the people who died during the terrorist attacks that occurred on the morning of September 11, 2001. A year later, a congressional resolution was introduced that designated September 11 as a National Day of Mourning. It was called Patriot Day. I absolutely support the idea of keeping alive the memory of the nearly 3,000 innocent civilians and first responders who died that fateful day. The heroes who sacrificed their lives in service of their fellow Americans on 9/11 deserve more than a holiday, they should be immortalized in poems, songs, statues, and history books.

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