911 Remembrance - the day we bought bangles

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This is my personal remembrance.

The phone rings my Mother is on the other end telling me to turn on the television. At the time I am living in Las Vegas.

About a week or so before the event while working at Sunrise Hospital the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is making a special visit, recruiting personnel in case of an emergency event. They are recruiting for New York we would find out later.

There is a strange feel to everything. It was an easy decision for me not to join and for some reason and I can’t quite shake this strange feeling. While FEMA is at the hospital I go to a pay phone located near the elevators on the floor I am working and contact my husband.

I tell him of the FEMA visit and the enigmatic feeling I have to buy the bangles we have been talking about.

At the time, bangles I refer to can only be obtained through the SRF, Self Realization Fellowship, which we were members of. They are worn as jewelry on the upper arm, being made of copper, silver, and gold. These astrological bangles are worn for protection.

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Source of photo and writing below - Disclaimer I do not know whose website this is nor advocate their bangles.

The Astrological Bangle, was made popular by Paramhansa Yogananda, author of the Autobiography of a Yogi. Yogananda’s guru, Sri Yukteswar, created the Astrological Bangle formula based on very precise weights of three metals; pure silver, copper, and over a Troy Ounce 99.999%, of 24Kt, fine gold. website

Mike tells me he has money coming in from a carpentry job. The fact the job is for a family whose last name is Bangle gives everything a surreal feeling. It doesn’t get any stranger for me when he tells me their name. I don’t know what is going to happen but know it is on its way.

The morning of the 911 event my phone rings and it's Mom telling me to turn on the television. One click on the remote reveals Diane Sawyer, sounds of panic and live footage of the Twin Towers. At this point on one Tower is burning. I hear Diane say a plane hit the tower. There is chaos and people trying to make sense of it all.

Another plane hits while I'm watching. It's United Airlines Flight 175 crashing into the South Tower.

Both towers are now in flames. We have all seen the footage so I won’t go into that other than to say. The government wants us to believe America under attack from a foreign country.

After hanging up the phone while watching in disbelief scores of birds appear flying next to the towers. Later I find out those were people jumping out windows some over 100 hundred stories up. People plunging to their death while resembling flying birds. Of course this live footage would not be seen again. I later read 200 people jumped to their death. Over 3,000 people die that day.

This post is written in remembrance of the people I saw dying at the Twin Towers as well as the medical workers that die later after exposure to toxins.

The World Trade Center

The iconic twin towers of downtown Manhattan’s World Trade Center were a triumph of human imagination and will. Completed in 1973, the towers stood at 110 stories each, accommodating 50,000 workers and 200,000 daily visitors in 10 million square feet of space.

May the Inifinite protect us all.

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Writing this post took something off of me, I can breath easier. There is something to be said for the blockchain and all of us sharing our memories and the memories of those we wish to remember.

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What an incredible post and I'm glad you feel better after writing it. It's chilling that FEMA was recruiting medical personnel days before. Although I want to believe otherwise, I too share the opinion this whole event could have been orchestrated. There are too many things that don't add up. Words are difficult to conjure about how horrific this event and the days afterwards were. I remember how strange it was to not have planes in the sky, only the occasional military fighter plane.

I remember reading about the bangles in the Autobiography but had no idea they were available for sale anywhere. I may have to inquire about a quote. Thanks for sharing this @rebeccabe!

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I googled bangle to get the metals and found that link. I have not investigated it.

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Indeed a sad history.

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thanks for commenting it is sad but writing about it helped me in a way.

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I'm glad it did help you.
Have a good day to you.

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You are very lucky, your intuition is developed. We also had a lot of information about the catastrophe, it's really scary!

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It takes another woman to know intuition. The ability is available to all. Meditation increases it. Yes, intuition has saved me many times.

Never forget @rebeccabe, your story is more metaphysical than
Mine, but still just as personal if not more.

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thanks @jerrytsuseer for the resteem .. that is quite the upvote sign..where did you get that?
I was glad to see you remembered and posted

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I created that upvote/resteem thing, using code and some
Text dividers. I'd be happy to share it with you.
are you in Discord DM? @rebeccabe?

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sure .. @rebeccabe I could not find you in discord

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Your discord name will include some numbers. I'm
tsuseer#3994

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Going to bed now though

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I am leaving for work shortly
I DM you in discord my name is the same .. yours was different
otherwise I would have found you.. type in the name in search and it pops up you do not need the number

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Your discord name is @rebeccabe#0160 , everyone has numbers in discord.
I DID try searching your name without the numbers, but it told me
(as always) that the discord name has to have hashtag numbers.
Not a problem, we've found each other. I posted the info on
The upvote/resteem stuff, let me know if you don't get it.

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Sorry about that it never asks me for numbers. :)

Thanks for sharing your memories of the tragic day, I was in Sarajevo at the time, but was on the phone with a colleague in NY at the time, and then also put on the TV and sat there watching it in shock and disbelief initially

May we all never forget

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In Bosnia?
Yes, it all blew me away. I could feel something happening I just did not know what. Nothing we could do about it anyway.

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Yes I was in Bosnia at the time, I have worked in many places over the years

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that is far away oh my.. your job must be important

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NOt important as in me being a high up, but it is a global organization and gave me the chance to visit and work in a lot of countries over the years :)

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Makes for an interesting life. Were you able to take your family?

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MY first wife and kids were with me in Singapore, Isreal, Lebanon, India and Pakistan, my current wife and her Son spent a month with me in Bosnia, but the rest of the places, about 55 or so more I was on my own mostly

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Some day you must write about your travels. So interesting.

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I had been in the Towers two different times to have lunch with friends at Windows on the World. It was so unbelievable to me to see what happened that day. It still is.

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wow.. what an experience .. you have done a lot. So glad you were not there that day. :)

I remember that day well. I was working at a TV station, so there were screens around the office. It took me a while to comprehend what was happening. It's a terrible loss of lives.

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Oh, I agree one lie is too many. You worked at a TV station how fun. You must have been very young.

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You seem to think I'm younger than I am :) I was just visiting, although I was there a lot around then. My usual office was a tower block near the airport, so I was happy to not be there.

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That explains why I thought you were younger then. You said:

I remember that day well. I was working at a TV station

Now you say:

I was just visiting, although I was there a lot around then.

If I say you were very young it indicates you are old.

Are you confused yet? haha!

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I was working at the station, but not for them :)

I remember the internet ground to a halt as everyone looked for news.

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No way for me to know the details. So now you see why I said what I said.

howdy there rebeccabe! yes that was something that I'll never forget but what's strange is that FEMA was in Las Vegas recruiting? There weren't any cities closer than Vegas to recruit from?

Then the bangles story and you knew something was going to happen, this is all amazing and thought-provoking! wow. kinda speechless wondering about it all.

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Sure there are places closer, that is all relative. I am in no way saying Las Vegas is the only city they were recruiting.

I do not wish to debate. Just telling my experience.
I googled to see where the medical workers were from and hit this website.
FEMA arrived a day earlier.
http://www.whatreallyhappened.com/WRHARTICLES/fematape.html
Anything said by anyone will be debunked by someone.
This article is simply my experience, nothing else.
If you do the research you may find things you do not want to know. Leave it and move forward I did. @janton there is nothing we can do about it.

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oh no I am not doubting anything at all nor would I ever have anything to debate about, I know, I am fascinated by your experience and am not questioning anything.
I'm sure they were recruiting everywhere, it's just bizarre, thanks so much for sharing.

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I know the feeling, being in that moment with those events, knowing something was coming down but not knowing what was bizarre to say the least.

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yes Ma'am..I think it's another great testament to a woman's intuition don't you? Or do you think there is some other reason for your knowing? I always trust Mrs. J's "gut feeling" that's for sure and it's always right. Women are far superior in these things.

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I could feel it. And then all the occurances sealed the deal.

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I'll never forget. I lost friends that day and it is still a very tragic, surreal event in my life.

Thank you for sharing your memory on this.

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My condolences what tragic way to lose friends. My ❤️ goes out to you and them. I will never forget and remember them too.

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Thank you. xo

Kind of reading between the lines - so are you insinuating FEMA had a heads up?

Plus thanks for sharing your story. It's interesting to get other people's perspective as it hits close to home.

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I think they may get alerts from time to time. To explain after the event why they arrived early I heard a video saying they were planning a drill. http://www.whatreallyhappened.com/WRHARTICLES/fematape.html

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Almost every terror event conviniently has drills during the same time.

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I know, right. It is so sad to think the things that go on. We must stay conscious of our surroundings to stay out of harms way.

Amazing story glad you're happy now

I find it very strange indeed that FEMA was recruiting just the week before...
I remember exactly where I was when I saw the second plane hit the towers. I remember how I felt at the time, and I am not an American. I felt the pain, grief and hurt by the senseless loss of so many people. Thank you for sharing your personal experience of this very tragic event.

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Thank you for your sensitive comment. The world is filled with people that should not be killed by a senseless act by anyone. Hope you are staying safe.

your post is beautiful..

i always love your post and many help to grow my channel...thanks rebeccebe, love your style ❤👩❤

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you are a sweetheart .. so talented too. ;)