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Sad legacy

“Sad legacy”, Carmel Pine Cone – Sept. 10, 2021

Two weeks prior to 9/11, I took my daughter and two sons to the North Tower of the World Trade Center for a tour. Little did we know it would be the last time we would ever stand there. On 9/11, my high school freshmen son decided he would join the military to fight terrorism. He joined the U.S. Marines four years later and was deployed to Iraq twice, completing two tours in Fallujah and Ramadi.

In a few days we will be honoring 9/11 twenty years later. I am greatly saddened that after all the deaths, injuries and sacrifices made on 9/11 and during the Middle Eastern wars, the Biden administration has turned Afghanistan over to the Taliban and soon ISIS will resurface as well.

The president has also recklessly allowed Afghans to flee to the U.S. without proper vetting, all while leaving Americans behind to die.He allows our southern border to be wide open, dangerously welcoming terrorist attacks on U.S. soil. Our country is in more danger now since the commander in grief has arrived.

Sharon Wood, Carmel