Myrtle Beach Remembers 9/11

Clyde Richardson

Loris, SC – “My family and I were in Omaha, Neb. for a World War II Destroyer Escorts Sailors Convention which is held annually. What we saw on TV that day was amazing. On TV ...”

Nancy Ryan Barnes

Sunset Beach, NC 28468, NC – “I arrived to work at my New York dental office that beautiful morning and as I parked the car I heard on the radio that the World Trade Center was hit by ...”

Gina Giddings

Conway, SC, SC – “On September 11, 2001 started as a very exciting for the day to finally to come. We left to go to the hospital to have our identical twin daughters. They were brought ...”

Mike Wayne Templeton

Murrrells Inlet, SC – “September 11th 2001 By Mike Wayne Templeton Murrells Inlet, South Carolina September 11th 2011 In June of 2001 I received a phone call in my San Diego office from best FAA friend ...”

Gary McCormick

Surfside Beach, SC – “"Dad, get to a TV. ... We are on our way in." That was the phone call from my son and he hung up. I went to the TV and saw what ...”

James Ryon Wells

Myrtle Beach, SC – “I was listening to Howard Stern's radio show, which broadcast a few blocks from the World Trade Center, when the first plane hit. I was on my way to class at Horry-Georgetown ...”

David Everett

Hemingway, SC – “I was serving as a U.S. Marine with 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit on board the USS Peleliu. We were docked in Darwin, Australia, when the planes hit. We departed immediatley and a ...”

Jerry Rovner

Pawleys Island, SC – “Sept. 11 started as an ordinary Tuesday. When I arrived at work -- which was running a customs examination station in Bayonne, N.J., I found out my meeting with customs at the ...”

Lyn Dimery

MB, SC – “Me and my 8-year-old granddaughter were returning from London, where we had attended a wedding. We were sent to Nova Scotia. We were stranded on the tarmac for 13 hours waiting our ...”

Patricia Robinson

N. Myrtle Beach, SC – “I was in a prison cell at Leath Correctional Institute. Watching TV I wasn’t suppose to until after 5pm. But for some reason I turned it on. The first tower was on ...”

Dan Spano

Carolina Shores, NC 28467, NC – “September 11, 2001 is still a very personal day for me. I had just started a new job at 7 World Trade Center, three weeks before. I had gone downstairs for a ...”

Rose Marie DeStefano

Myrtle Beach, SC, SC – “Our home on 9/11 was a condo high on a bluff called Arlington Ridge in Arlington, Va., directly overlooking the Pentagon. You cannot live there and not see the Pentagon in your ...”

the anthony's

MURRELLS INLET, SC – “My husband and I will always have a guilt feeling about 9/11, and really there was nothing we did wrong. On the eve of the attack, we signed into the Comfort Inn ...”

Pat Howard

Murrells Inlet, SC – “I was a sergeant in the New York Police Department on 9/11/01 and I remember a co-worker saying that a plane had struck the Twin Towers. We turned on the television and ...”

Dick Withington

Myrtle beach, SC – “I watched the whole thing unfold live on CNBC from "the small plane hit one of the towers" rumors to the obvious attack when we witnessed live the second plane striking the ...”

Judith A. Yannarelli

Longs, SC – “I'm a New Jersey girl -- born and raised. Now, I'm proudly a South Carolinian. In 2001, we lived in northern New Jersey -- seven miles west of the Lincoln Tunnel. On ...”

Susanna Buck Register

Conway, SC – “I was in commercial flight school at North American Institute of Aviation in Conway at the time of the 9/11 attacks. I had completed my private pilot license as well as my ...”

Major Ruby Zanders

Surfside Beach, SC – “In 2001, I was living 1 1/2 miles away from the World Trade Center. I cannot really describe the feelings and fear I felt as I went to the roof garden in ...”

Joan Cook

Murrells Inlet, SC 29576, MA – “On 9-11-2001, as I watched the horror of the plane fly into the World Trade Center, I was afraid that my son-in-law would be one of the victims. On the morning of ...”

Nicholas Libretti

Myrtle Beach, SC – “I remember when September 11 happened. I am from New Paltz, N.Y. It could be considered the suburbs of NYC. New Paltz is approximately 60 miles north of the Bronx. I attended ...”

Daniel Bruscella

Longs, SC – “We were in Staten Island, N.Y., on 9/11/01, to attend the funeral mass for my mother, Margaret Bruscella. Standing outside the funeral home just before 9am, we were told that a "small" ...”

Phyllis Petras

Murrells Inlet, SC – “Ten years ago on Sept. 11, life in the United States changed forever. I was home packing for our yearly trip to Myrtle Beach and as I watched TV I saw a ...”

Elaine Wheaton

Murrells Inlet, SC – “I have many vivid memories of 9-11, but one that I will never forget. That was the day my son, Mark Perakslis, was supposed to fly out of Boston to CA in ...”

Marj Macy

Calabash, NC – “Tuesday morning, 9-11-01...I was doing chores around the house before going visit my hubby, who was in the hospital, when the phone rang. It was hubby, who asked me if I had ...”


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