Children of 9/11 Ten years later

Clips from “The Second Day”

“The Second Day” is a 38-minute documentary film about the students and teachers at schools in lower Manhattan who experienced the tragic events on Sept. 11. The film sheds light on the emotional toll the attack had on these people through interviews with students, teachers, firefighters and counselors.

The film was featured at the Tribeca Fim Festival as part of the Family Festival. Here are some brief clips.
Theo, a Pre-k student at P.S. 150 on September 11, talks about what he remembers from that day.

Emma, a fourth grade student at P.S. 234 on September 11, talks about having to relocate after the attack.

Narrator Dan Lauria talks about the evacuation of students from schools close to Ground Zero.

videos courtesy of Snacks n Subways Productions

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