I Lived to Tell About It
I was alive when these things happened.
Gabby Giffords - what an inspiration! It took so much courage to stand up to the man who forever changed her life. We can all draw strength from this amazing woman.
Corporal Patrick Daniel "Pat" Tillman(11/6/76-4/22/04) American football player left his professional career & enlisted in the US Army in 6/02 in the aftermath of 9/11. He joined the Army Rangers & served several tours in combat before he died in the mnts of Afghanistan. The Army 1st reported Tillman was killed by enemy fire & Lt General Stanley A. McChrystal approved the award of a Silver Star. The actual cause of Tillman's death was later ruled by the Pentagon as friendly fire.
Ronald Reagan is shot, 1981 © Michael Evans / Courtesy of Ronald Reagan Library.
Wir vertrauen zu sehr auf politisch-systemische Veränderung. Es gefällt uns, eine Mauer zu haben, gegen die wir anrennen können, die wir niederreißen können. Ich glaube, dass auch deswegen das Ende der DDR so gewaltfrei und zügig vor sich ging. Wir hatten die Mauer und den Feind (das repressive System) außerhalb unserer selbst. Wir mussten uns nicht ändern, sondern einfach nur über die Masse durchsetzen... Das, was wir heute gern bekämpfen wollen ist das System, das wir selbst sind
"Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall" President Ronald Reagan, June 1987 Fall of the Berlin Wall, officially November 9, 1989, but some borders had been disabled since August 1989.
"By this time it was about noon, and darkness fell across the whole land until three o'clock. The light from the sun was gone. And suddenly, the curtain in the sanctuary of the Temple was torn down the middle. Then Jesus shouted, "Father, I entrust my spirit into your hands!" And with those words he breathed his last." Luke 23: 44-46
cross at the 9/11 twin towers site
Jared Loughner was arrested in January 2011 for allegedly killing six people and wounding 14 others, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords during a shooting spree outside a Safeway supermarket in Arizona while the congresswoman was meeting with constituents. Loughner, 22, posed for the above mug shots taken by the United States Marshals Service when he appeared in U.S. District Court in Phoenix.
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, kiss as Bridesmaids Grace Van Cutsem and Margarita Armstrong-Jones look on from the balcony at Buckingham Palace in London after the Royal wedding April 29, 2011. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
Complete Civil War submarine unveiled for first time. 12 January 2012.
The space shuttle Discovery, riding atop a NASA 747 transport jet, does a final fly-by over the White House as tourists an Washingtonians watch and take pictures in Washington, April 17. Discovery will go on display at the National Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center.
Wildfires in Arizona. 12 May 2012.
'Supermoon' rises around the world. 5 May 2012.