In 2001, Americans shared a horrific experience, the repercussions of which continued to reverberate 20 years later. WGCU reflects on 9-11 with the voices of people in Southwest Florida who witnessed that historical moment and how it changed their lives.



Real stories from Southwest Floridians

We asked Southwest Floridians to share their experiences with WGCU by telling us where they were, what they were feeling, and how they reacted when news broke about the four terrorist attacks on the United States. All perspectives were welcome. These are their stories.


You shared, WGCU listened. Here are some of the words that were used the most:


September 11 - Brent Greer
September 11 - Jesi Cason
September 11 - Brian
September 11 - Ann Skipper
September 11 - Michael-Schuhler
September 11 - Carolann Sanita-VanderMeer
September 11 - Win Everham
September 11 - Lisa Blount
September 11 - Sharleen Saltzman
September 11 - Arleen Jackson
September 11 - Christina Flanagan
September 11 - Jess Trueblood
September 11 - Nadia Payne
September 11 - Lori Zallie
September 11 - Brianna Catton
September 11 - Amy Hall
September 11 - Peter Stonehill
September 11 - Anne Stavely
September 11 - Sharron Relland
September 11 - Teresa De Armas