Mrs Basil was on a beach in the middle of her 18th birthday party when the world changed 20 years ago.

@basil Oh right, that's today, that's why someone mentioned it.

I was in choir practice. We all went to the computer lab during halftime break to check what was going on, but all the news sites were down except one, which had had the competence and resourcefulness to flip their website to completely static hosting to handle the load.

At that moment the reports were still confusing enough that it could have been a Cessna that accidentally flew into something.
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