Words…

“I was at the Pentagon bus stop… The space I had been in seven minutes earlier was completely destroyed. Seven of my co-workers were killed. The reality is that if I had been killed, my partner of 11 years would have been the last to know, as I had not dared to list her in my emergency contact information.” – Retired Capt. Joan Darrah speaking about her 9/11 experience at last week’s Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell hearing. [Houston Chronicle]