Thank You Jamie P

On October22, 2001, I visited the WTC site. The details of my experience are here.

The one detail I left out concerned the visit to St Paul's Chapel. In addition to the meals, they were handing out little "thank you" cards hand drawn by children. I know not where they came from but there were hundreds of them. Given to me is the card below.

My wife placed it on our cupboard and it sits there to this day. It has taken some water damage over the years but every time I see it, I wonder about the person who wrote it, and whether they wonder where their little contribution went. To Jamie P. whoever and wherever you are, here it is and thank you.

Do not underestimate the power of a little card. A few pennies worth of paper, crayons, and ink can mean a lot to someone that worked at Ground Zero.

To all of the Jamie P's out there, there are many first responders that are still suffering the effects of that dreadful day. They could sure use a lift every now and then. Draw them a card. It doesn't have to be pretty. It doesn't have to be cute. It just has to come from the heart.

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