I’m a Muslim US Marine and I served on 9/11 (Opinion)

Although the Marine Corps is a unique breed of brotherhood which prides itself on certain core values like honor, courage and commitment, I started to experience a level of discrimination I could never have imagined.

I had heard of stories of discrimination taking place in civilian America, but in the Marines? I wouldn’t have imagined it happening among the group that had become in many ways my brothers.

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The mass trauma events of 9/11 and Covid-19

The coronavirus pandemic may be the most significant mass trauma event of the decade, and it’s drawing parallels with another significant trauma — the September 11, 2001, attacks. The events of 9/11 have much to teach us about the impact of trauma.

Does trauma impact us in the same way regardless of its source? Will our recovery journey be the same? What causes some trauma to forge human connection while other trauma destroys it?

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Daily Coronavirus Deaths Laid Bare On Time’s First Black Border Cover Since 9/11

The magazine ditched its signature red border on the cover for only the second time in its history for the issue. The first time followed the 9/11 terror attacks.

“I really hope this cover is a wake-up call for those who are numbed to this catastrophe,” Mavroudis said of his cover. “Science and common sense are the answers to this crisis.”

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