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January 14, 2011 3:52 AM

Commentary: The lesson Christina Taylor Green's life left us

On the day Christina Taylor Green was born, 19 men using four hijacked air buses left a pristine American morning forever stained with blood. As she was entering life, the rest of us were absorbing a lesson in how mean life can be. We saw proud towers disintegrate like sand castles, mangled bodies pulled from rubble, people with tear-streaked faces holding up photos of missing loved ones. And there bloomed in us a sense of union strong as blood ties, a renewed reminder of who we are. We are Americans.

All

of us.

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