On 9/11, Ayman Kafel was an American college student of Middle Eastern descent and Marshall McGurk was a second-year cadet at West Point. How they interpreted 9/11 and how they responded to a nation suddenly at war didn’t just take them to the sharp tip of the spear in the War on Terror – it changed their lives irrevocably – but not regrettably. It was a privilege to sit down with these two thoughtful veterans and discuss what 9/11 should really mean for us as we commemorate the original attacks – even after everything that has gone on in the twenty years since.
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High Risk Soldier by Terron Wharton
Project Sapient podcast