9/11. We Remember

Let the stories add meaning.

It is one of the most difficult stories to tell. But tell it we must, as men, as people. It’s a shared consciousness, a way of moving forward, a way of creating meaning for those who have died. Thank you to all who contributed.

When No Birds Sang

Photojournalist Lyle Owerko walked out of his apartment and 10 minutes later shot the photo that ended up on the cover of Time Magazine. He hopes his photos left a mark of integrity.

Did 9/11 Destroy American Masculinity?

Sean Hogan’s masculinity was ravaged after 9/11, as he watched first his city and then the entire nation, become desexed.

Remembering Tarel: A Tribute to an Early Responder

Tarel was inside of the South Tower when it fell. Jackie Summers believes he died the only way he would have wanted: saving others.

Of Heroic Men and Good Deeds: A 9/11 Memoir

When Lili opened her home to the rescue workers digging through the rubble, she learned about fearlessness and strength and courage.

How My Dad Miraculously Found Me in the 9/11 Attacks

What was it like to evacuate a high school eight blocks from the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001?

A Cab Ride Through 9/11

NYC cab drivers’ stories of 9/11 continue to haunt them, forever redefining what it means to be a cab driver in NYC.

A Reflection on 9/11: An American Jew in Spain

 Stranded in Spain when the Twin Towers fell, Ina Chadwick experienced the greatest of divides.

After the Blast

The changes the world experienced on 9/11 forced Jesse Mitchell to new levels of maturity and control.

GoodCall: NY Giants Create Interactive 9/11 Memorial

Brandon Sneed, once again brings stories of people doing good things in the wonderful world of sports.

Don’t Just Say Something, Do Something

On this 10-year anniversary of 9/11, Aaron Gordon asks that you resist the temptation just to say something and actually do something.

 Steve Almond: A Decade of Magical Thinking. An Excerpt from The Rumpus.

“One of the duties of the artist – not the only duty, but a central one – is to impel people to imagine the complexity of thought and feeling inside another person.”

 Why “Carry On With Your Daily Lives” Doesn’t Make Sense to Me

Jack Varnell wonders, “Has our kick the ass of the world, Billy Bad ass, macho attitude contributed in some way to where we are now?”

On 9/11, Atheism, Buttons, and Bowling for Jesus

Lisa Hickey was asked by a Good Men Project contributor how she reconciles all of the religious ceremonies of the day with the fact that she is atheist. Here is her answer.

My Private 9/11

Brian Gresko wonders if 9/11 should be a time for us all to be silent.





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