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From "Torsten Curdt" <tcu...@dff.st>
Subject RE: hope everybody's OK
Date Wed, 12 Sep 2001 13:15:30 GMT
> > Ovidiu Predescu wrote:
> > 
> > >I hope everybody's OK after what happened this morning...
> > >
> > How many people on this list are located in or near the areas that were
> > attacked ? Is there anything that can be done in support ?
> 
> I am 40 miles away from the Pentagon.  As to support, both Virginia and
> Maryland have gone into a state-wide emergency system so they can mobilize
> rescue workers.  People have been overflooding the blood donation banks,
> so if donations are to be made, they really need to be done by appointment.
> 
> Beyond that, their isn't much to be done here in the Washington D.C.
> metropolitan area.  The attack only affected the Pentagon (structurally).
> 
> 
> What is truly scary is the attack in New York, that is also in a state-wide
> emergency.  The two buildings that helped define New York's skyline are gone.
> At one point in time, they enjoyed the prestige of being the tallest man-made
> structures in the world.  The death toll there will be in the thousands, while
> in D.C., only in the hundreds.

Helpless standing and watching this absurd peace of terror like a horror movie
is so frustrating.

Friends of mine have been visitting the Pentagon the day before. 
Hope all your friends and familiy members are alright,too.
--
Torsten

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