|Commemorate 9/11: Wear Red, White and Blue|
Email text contributed by Becky, 08/14/02:
September 11, 2002, A Way To Honor Our Nation Together
September 11, 2002, is soon approaching. On that day, please wear red, white and blue to work or school to show your support for those who lost their lives on 9~11~01 and to honor the heroes who worked to save them and the families left behind. At noon your time on September 11, 2002, no matter where you are or what you are doing, stop, put your hand on your heart, and say the Pledge of Allegiance out loud or to yourself and say a prayer for our nation.
If all of us do this together in every time zone around the world, we will have a powerful chain of thoughts surrounding us. Please keep this going to your friends and family. By September 11, 2002, hopefully enough people will have read this and will join together in unity.
God Bless the U.S.A
Comments: This message is similar to another chain letter circulating since mid-August 2002 urging all Americans to commemorate the events of September 11 one year later by driving with their headlights on all day. Needless to say, the passing along of anonymous email chain letters is a haphazard way of "organizing" a public display of sentiment. Based on past experience, we can safely say the results will be spotty, at best, and disappointing to those who expect mass participation.
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