The former first lady of United States, Michelle Obama has recalled the heartbreaking experience of Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
On 20th anniversary of the worst terrorist attacks on the lands of merica, that claimed nearly 3,000 lives, Obama, 57, recounted the ‘uncertainty and anxiety’ of that tragic day, which she spent with daughters Malia, 23, and Sasha, 20.
Taking to the Instagram handle, she posted photos herself and husband Barack Obama comforting survivors and families of those who died in the terror attacks, along with a heartfelt tribute.
"I spent the morning of September 11, 2001, with my girls in Chicago," she began her caption. "It was Malia's first day of nursery school — I remember taking her photo, dropping her off for the very first time, and feeling those pangs of separation from my baby. I'd just buckled newborn Sasha into her car seat and was driving back home when I heard the news on the radio — and the uncertainty and anxiety set in almost immediately. What was happening? Had the world just changed? What kind of future were our girls going to enter?"
She continued, "Each of us, if we were old enough at the time, has our own story from that day. It's a snapshot — a time capsule — back to a different moment for all of us. For those who lost loved ones, it's especially painful to relive. My heart goes out to all those for whom this wasn't just a national tragedy, but a personal one.
"So today, I hope you'll take an extra moment to mourn, to reflect, and most of all, to remember. It's up to all of us to make sure that we're honoring all those memories that come rushing back by living lives that reflect not just the trauma of that day, but the best that was on display, too: our kindness and compassion, our courage and resilience. They're the values that lifted us up twenty years ago. And I hope they can guide us all, not just on an anniversary like this, but every single day," Michelle concluded.