Posted by Jason Ross
on Sep 10th, 2012 in Fatherhood
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Following an emotional 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, I had to think about the fact that my daughter, and children for the last 10 years, weren’t around to experience that Tuesday morning. I, like every American, remember where I was when I heard the news and I want my daughter and any future children to know what happened and know the importance of that day. So I’ve documented some of the things I will teach my children about 9/11 so that they will also never forget.
When our daughter was born, it didn’t take but a few hours for me to start planning out the successful life she would have. I was modestly thinking that she could very well be the first astronaut, turned doctor, turned US President. That’s not too much to ask, right? And while I do hope that she has great success in her life professionally, I think it’s worth describing the girl and woman I hope and pray my daughter becomes. Here are some of my more realistic hopes, expectations, and prayers for her: