Bequette, 32, a Republicano who in July announced his campaign to unseat Sen. John Boozman, reflejado en ese día 20 hace años que.
“Estaba en mi clase de inglés de séptimo grado. Teníamos un maestro suplente, and she walked into the class and told us the World Trade Center had been bombed,” él explicó. “None of us had any idea what the World Trade Center was, but we knew it was in Nueva York.”
Bequette recalled being dismissed from school early and returned home, surprised to see his father there. Bequette said his father worked in a skyscraper in Little Rock, Arca., and that his building was evacuated.
“We wanted the news coverage as a family, and we all knew we were witnessing history in real time,” él dijo. “We knew our country would never be the same.”
But Bequette said he also remembered how “unified” the country was.