By George Lewis
all look at that flag a little differently today."
T. Todd Jr.,
University of Kentucky
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14, 2001 -- (Lexington, Ky.) -- Thousands
of University students, faculty and staff gathered
in the Memorial Hall amphitheater today to express
their grief in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist
attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C.
UK President Lee T. Todd Jr., his wife, Patsy, sitting close
by his side, echoed the shock and courage that Americans
have felt since the Tuesday's attacks.
all look at that flag a little differently today,"
Dr. Todd said, after the UK Army/Air Force ROTC Honor
Guard presented the colors.
University community joins this nation in mourning
the tragic events of this week. Our hearts and our
thoughts reach out to those who have lost fathers
and sons, mothers and daughters, friends, co-workers
and relatives. We have the sense of loss that has
descended on this country."
people joined hands in an expression of unity, sorrow
and respect, the UK Chorale lifted its voices in tribute.
burdened and undiminished emotions revealed in the
faces of those present mirrored scenes of the attack
that undoubtedly were replaying in people's minds.
people waved small American flags. Others sat nearby
covering their faces with their hands.