CHUCHES,WTC - The thought of having to wake up early on a...

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The thought of having to wake up early on a Saturday morning to go to the city and then going home to write a paper bothered me. At approximately 9, I left New Hyde Park, parked my car on campus, and caught the Q46. Being sheltered Long Islanders, my friend and I actually had no idea how to get to get to Lower Manhattan, so I actually took us longer than expected to get there. As soon as we walked out of the subway station, we sensed chaos, the busy city life. As I stood in front of the construction site, I started to reminisce. When I was a child, my parents thought it was be a good idea to take me up to the observatory deck of the World Trade Center, but for some odd reason, I was afraid of metal detectors, so that never happened. Today, I regret that I never climbed atop those two great towers. It is hard to believe that what used to be such a significant is now just dust, and being replaced. Never again was New York City the same without the two giants. The World Trade Center was once the powerhouse of New York City. Many New Yorkers probably saw this place as a tourist attraction, a place where deals were being made, or a place that the city can’t do without. After the collapse of these two giants, the city suffered greatly, mainly economically. Many offices had to be relocated, many people had to be found, and the tourism rate of New York City decreased a tremendous
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