1. They both took place on September 11th.
2. Quite a few people were affected.
3. Foreigners were involved. (We were married in Italy.)
4. There was confusion, worry and sickness.
5. Things got lost.
6. Even with all the advance planning, nothing went exactly as anyone had predicted.
7. Settlements were made.
8. There was fear and blame.
9. People took leaps of faith.
10. With the death of old lives, new lives were born.