Impending War and Its Impact

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As someone in that Young X-er/Old Millennial split, I have vivid memories of 9/11 and its aftermath. Terrorism is simply an intangible part of life, but I live in a place where it only has an impact on me sporadically. The specter of it lingers on the edges of life. One memory, in particular, stands out in the post-9/11 world, and that is October 7, 2001. The U.S. government launched Operation…