It's hard to believe it's already been twenty years since the tragic events of September 11, 2001. Like everyone else, I can picture where I was that morning perfectly in my mind.

I was working in radio and heard our morning show make mention of a plane hitting the World Trade Center. At the time, it was odd and the thought was it was a smaller plane with perhaps a pilot that had an inflight emergency. I decided to turn on the TV to find footage.

It was shortly thereafter when the 2nd plane stuck and I knew right away this was something really bad. I went straight to the radio station. As things unfolded, there was shock, sadness, anger and confusion.

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We must never forget that day. With the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 happening this year there will be many ceremonies and tributes to honor the victims and events of that fateful day, including a 4-ship F-16 flyover in Duluth by the 148th Fighter Wing.

The 148th Fighter Wing will actually conduct four flyovers across Minnesota on September 11. They announced their schedule on their Facebook page:

- Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs 9/11 Observation at the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul 9:20am
- University of Minnesota Duluth Military Appreciation football game at Malosky Stadium @ 5:25pm
- Minnesota Twins 9/11 Observation at Target Field @ 6:08pm

If you're not going to the UMD game, then you'll just want to be near Malosky Stadium by 5:25 p.m. Saturday. Malosky Stadium is located at 1336 University Drive, on the UMD campus.

NEVER FORGET: Images from 9/11 and the days after

See 20 Ways America Has Changed Since 9/11

For those of us who lived through 9/11, the day’s events will forever be emblazoned on our consciousnesses, a terrible tragedy we can’t, and won’t, forget. Now, two decades on, Stacker reflects back on the events of 9/11 and many of the ways the world has changed since then. Using information from news reports, government sources, and research centers, this is a list of 20 aspects of American life that were forever altered by the events of that day. From language to air travel to our handling of immigration and foreign policy, read on to see just how much life in the United States was affected by 9/11.

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