Caitlin Ahern was at high school on 11 September, 2001 when a classmate approached her and told her the World Trade Center had been hit by a plane. She recalls that some boys at her school immediately blamed Pakistan for the attacks and pledged to join the military.
Storyteller: Caitlin Ahern
Date of Story: 11 September, 2001
Location of Story: Ridgefield High School, Ridgefield, CT, U.S.A
Location: Graz, Austria
Date: 7 September, 2016