Seventeen years later, many students struggle to recollect the events of 9/11

By Jessica Snouwaert

In this file photo, flags on the UNC campus commemorate the anniversary of 9/11, which occurred when most current students were young children. (Zach Mayo/Carolina Connection)

It’s been 17 years since the terror attacks of September 11, a day which will remain ingrained in the minds of Americans for decades to come. But many students today are too young to remember the events. What they know about that day comes from what they’ve learned about it from relatives or history teachers.  

Jessica Snouwaert reports.

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