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9/11: Through the Fighting Eyes of Life and Sports

By Hayley-L Graham On September - 10 - 2009

One day. Two planes. Two towers. 102 minutes and 2,993 lives lost.

The darkest day in world history.

Many philosophers have said throughout the decades "The way in which we rebuild is more important than what strikes us down." This was never more true than after the events of 9/11.

I could sit here and talk about what happened, who was to blame and everything that was lost; but I'd sound like a broken record, continuously played for the past eight years.

Despite what happened on that day, New York, America, and the whole world as a community was able to rebuild, move on, and subsequently live our lives. But that doesn't make what took place any less significant.

The world community banded together to replace the shattered jigsaw of its existence and make it better than before. The same happens in sports.

When you read a story about another baseball star scandal, the sport, as a whole, enters a dark tunnel. It's how the teams emerge from that tunnel that we truly judge them.

When you watch a video of a rugby match, finding out that your squad is actually filled with liars and deceitful people, it's how the r...

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