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The media is filled with horrifying images of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. No one was prepared to deal with such an immense and unthinkable tragedy. Hearing about one death is awful enough, but hearing that thousands of innocent people have been hurt or killed can be unbearable.
It’s normal to feel numb, like it’s not real. And to feel angry that people would commit such terrible acts of violence. It’s normal to feel sad about all of the pain and destruction that the attacks have caused. And to feel scared about what the future holds.
These feelings may last for quite a while. For many of us, the images we saw may be part of our daily lives for a long time.
There are a few things that can help you to cope:
Reviewed by: Neil Izenberg, MD
Date reviewed: September 2001
Reprinted from KidsHealth.org with permission.
Copyright 2001. The Nemours Foundation.
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