Observing 9/11

James H. Burns, who contributes here often, has republished his 9/11 thoughts at The Thunder Child —

I was just thinking of the guts it took for the actors who resumed their places on the stage so soon after that day in September.

‘Remember the courage it took, for some of us, just to walk down the street. And these folks were resuming one of the toughest challenges, in the arts.

For some, no doubt, it was a blessed respite. A chance to escape the horror, as they inhabited a character, or sang and danced in a chorus.

For others, the first steps into the theatre had to be like walking through quicksand.

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