Osama Bin Laden debate
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In a raid deep in Pakistan, a U.S. military team, overtook the compound harboring Osama Bin Laden, killed him and buried him at sea, presumably so as not to create an earthly shrine of his burial spot. Bin Laden was the self-avowed leader behind attacks of American ships, embassies and military installations and, of course, the World Trade Center and Pentagon on 9.11.01.
What are your reactions to this news? How did you feel about news coverage of celebrations at ball games, in the streets, in front of the White House? How did you feel? Does this mean anything to you? Why or why not? Does it affect you? How/when did you find out? What does it mean for the U.S.?
Many of you were probably too young to have distinct memories of the actual event. Even so, it would be good to have you share what you know of the event, what you were told, what your thoughts are today with this news. Please take a moment to share. We may post the best work in our Newspaper Series and we've invited news organizations to look at what you've written, to learn of your viewpoints.
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