South Mississippi Remembers 9/11

Sept. 11, 2001: A retrospective

The mind struggles to recall a world before Sept. 11, 2001, the day terror ripped through a bright blue sky. In this video retrospective, the images tell a story of chaos and courage, the story of the day that forever changed America.


Where were you?

  • Kande DeGrasse-Steele

    Biloxi, MS – “Biloxian and Broadway actress, Shayna Steele, was leaving her apartment in Brooklyn a little before 9 a.m., and looking across the harbor, saw smoke in ...”

  • Aimee and David Dugger

    Gautier MS, MS – “Our eldest son John David was in New York City on 9-11-2001, studying towards a Masters Degree in visual art. He was late to class ...”

  • Jon Beach

    AL – “In the beginning of 9/11, shock and fear sprang up. Then, thoughts of revenge roared. Later in the evening, I realized: For whose benefit?”