An Air Traffic Controller Remembers September 11th

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An Air Traffic Controller Remembers September 11th
In the 20 years since that Tuesday morning, Joe Cooper says it seems like his memories have frozen in time.

Joseph Cooper’s voice has become immortalized – it's part of the timeline in American history from September 11, 2001.

At the time of the 9/11 attacks, Cooper’s role as a traffic management coordinator at the Boston Air Traffic Control Center mostly dealt with weather, traffic delays and volume problems.

But that peaceful morning suddenly turned into pandemonium.