How did 9/11 change your life?

On Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks took the lives of thousands and shook the nation. It profoundly changed our politics, sense of security and foreign policy. The gaping hole left in lower Manhattan was eventually replaced by a symbol of freedom.

Newsday wants to know how that day shaped your life or perspective.

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