16 hours ago
Thursday, December 02, 2004
I've gotten some questions from people who haven't been to Shanksville about what the memorial really looks like. Well here's the chain-link fence portion (all photos courtesy of Pittsburgh.com). And below is a wider view of what you see as you look out at the crash site. (Those little things off to the left are the Freedom Angles, for a close-up, look here.)
Those things tacked to the fence are items of devotion, like this And then there's the writing. When I say that it's everywhere, this is what I mean. And you'll see messages of thanks like this, and other messages which will break your heart:
This memorial should be left alone to live and grow, not moved aside for a federal war on terror monument.