It's 7 years later and I am still at a loss for words. My thoughts and prayers are with all those families who lost loved ones, all the men and women who saved lives and helped with the recovery and clean up, all the people who were there that day, and all the service men and women serving our country. We were all affected in some way by 9-11 and always will be to some degree. It definitely changed me. I know one thing as I write this: "I am proud to be an American!