If we’d had Twitter on 9/11
AUGUST 9, 2010
Because I can imagine how I’d have instinctively, obsessively pulled up my feed, to check the pulse of the planet again and again and again. And my Mom says she’ll never forget that her first knowledge of the events of the day came through my voice, whole and well, telling her to turn on the television. I bet I would have repeated my coworker’s advice in a tweet: “Get word to your parents if you can. My boss gave maternal advice.