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14 de setembro de 2009 por marimessias

11/09 e os jovens

Eu li uns dois ou três estudos falando que o 11/09 é, pra essa nova geração, o que a internet foi pra geração anterior. No link da pra ler depoimentos de jovens que cresceram depois do acontecido, bem legal.

It was a life-splitting event. Before it they were carefree, after they were careful. A 20-year-old junior told me that after 9/11, “a backpack on a subway was no longer a backpack,” and a crowded theater was “a source for concern.” Every one of them used the word “bubble”: the protected bubble of their childhood “popped.” And all of them said they spent 9/11 and the days after glued to the television, watching over and over again the footage—the north tower being hit by the plane, the fireball. The video of 9/11 has firmly and ineradicably entered their brains. Which is to say their first visual memory of America, or their first media memory, was of its towers falling down.

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