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Old 09-09-2011, 11:08 AM
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The Only Living American Not on the Planet on 9/11

Astronaut in Space During Attacks Shares Unique Footage of 9/11
By Allison Louie-Garcia, Yahoo! News

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Whenever he sees a veteran of the war in Afghanistan, Frank Culberston is reminded of where he was on Sept. 11, 2001. An encounter earlier this year is a good example. On a trip to Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, to watch the re-enactment of British occupation, he met a young veteran who had lost both legs while serving as an explosive ordinance device technician in Afghanistan.

As he helped the soldier, who had two artificial legs, navigate the unpaved grounds, Culbertson mentioned he had witnessed the invasion of Afghanistan from above."From where, a C-130?" the soldier asked. A C-130 is a low-flying military aircraft used mainly to deliver troops and supplies to ground forces.

"No, higher," Culbertson replied.

"Oh, a U-2?" the soldier guessed, referring to the high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft.

"Higher than that."


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Old 09-09-2011, 11:11 AM
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Interesting story...
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Old 09-12-2011, 07:42 PM
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Thought with a title like that that this was going to be something completely different.

Thanks for the link.

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