vision of the memorial appeared to me the day after
the terrorist attacks and the design was realized in
the following weeks and months. It is a fountain to
help cleanse the nation's wounds and an object of beauty
for future generations to contemplate the impact of
September 11th on our country and its people. The memorial
symbolically embraces the three related, horrific events
the destruction in New York City, at the Pentagon
and in Pennsylvania.
have benefited from the advice, suggestions, and labor
of friends and family during this creative process,
and have also felt guided by an unknown force. You are
invited to view this work in progress. I encourage you
to share your thoughts.