Iconic 9/11 Photo Almost Rejected From Museum For Being Too American – Cortney O’Brien.
Probably the most famous 9/11 photo about America’s determination to overcome the horror and tragedy of this attack, and they wanted to reject it???
Instead of outright rejecting it, they decided to minimize it and make a montage of the moment from three different angles.
I am almost speechless at the very idea. “Too American”? We were attacked because we were American. How can it be “too American”? Give me a break! The picture shows a moment of clear hope on a tragic occasion. Three firefighters raise an American flag over the ruins of the World Trade Center. For Americans, it was a declaration.
We will rise again! You cannot defeat us with terror!
But, oh, this iconic picture is “too American”.
It is time for America to stop being ashamed of being America!!!
Do not be ashamed to stand up and proclaim -
I AM AN AMERICAN! I AM A PROUD AMERICAN!