Wednesday, March 25, 2009

A Gift From Russia

*photo borrowed from

Did you know that Russia gave to America a monument commemorating the tragedy that occured on September 11, 2001? I had not heard of this prior to this morning on my drive into the office, so of course I had to go look it up! I checked TruthOrFiction and Snopes, and sure enough, they both agree that this is absolutely true!

Go checkout and the sites to see all of the photos and to read specifics, but here is some information about this.

*The base is surrounded by a wall with the name of every person lost in these attacks.
*The walk is made of stones engraved with messages.
*This is a gift from the people of Russia and President Vladimir Putin.
*This was dedicated on September 11, 2006.
*This is located in Bayonne, New Jersey.

Here we are 2 1/2 years after the completion and dedication of this monument and I have never heard a single story about this. Why not? What is going on with the media that a foreign nation gives us a gift to help us remember the pain of attacks on our soil and they don't even tell the American people about this??!?!!?

Go check out the other pictures on the sites above.

Never Forget.


mmpaints said...

I with you FG, I never heard anything about this.

scoutinlife said...

I've never heard anything about it either!Thanks for sharing....

HermitJim said...

Thanks for telling me! I can't believe that something so nice would not be on the news in a big way!

Just goes to show how twisted our government has become as far as what's important.

Thanks for sharing!