Watching the attacks at my birthday party

Akhil Paliath was a child celebrating his birthday party on September 11th, 2001, when he saw the terrorist attacks on New York City on the television. The images have haunted him since, but he never understood the full importance of what had happened until months later when he accidentally upset an American woman who was visiting his family in India.

Storyteller: Akhil Paliath
Date of Story: 11 September, 2001
Location of Story: Trivandrum, India
Location: Mumbai, India
Date: 9 September, 2016