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Frozen In Time: Cache Residents Recall 9/11 Terrorist Attack

Like the assassination of John F. Kennedy and the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor, the terrorist attack of Sept. 11, 2001, was seared upon the minds and memories of nearly all people exposed to the news that day.It seems everyone remembers what they were doing when the shocking reports came that one, then two, airliners had slammed into the towers of New York’s iconic World Trade Center.


“I had worked an overnight shift and was sleeping, and my wife woke me up and said, ‘I think WWIII has just started,’” recalled Jon Terry Phillips, one of several Cache Valley residents sharing 9/11 memories on the Herald Journal’s Facebook page for the 20th anniversary of the attack. Read the rest of the story on


This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.