From Samuel R WHITBY
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From: "Sam and Uta Whitby" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Thank you for your kind words and expression of sympathy. I had planned to write to you today in regard to Mars, but I have been utterly stunned by what has happened.
My family and I are physically well and psychologically confident, but we are hurt deeply by today's events. I think it may be better to wait until later to write more.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Masatsugu MINAMI" <VZV03210@nifty.ne.jp>
> Dear Friends,
> Terrible events! Nearly eight hours have passed since the
> unbelievable attacks, but no one can say yet about the depth of
> the sacrifices. Especially I am seriously afraid such an
> unexpected brutish terrorism injures psychologically any of the
> American people. I want here to express my hearty sympathy to
> you and your family, and I hope you will send my words of
> consolation to your colleagues.
> The NY time
> News Hour on the NHK-TV begins. When it began last night, it
> readily turned to the breaking news from NY (via CNN or ABC),
> and meanwhile it cast on live the shocking scene of the second
> hi-jacked airplane that crashed the other tower of the WTC.
> After then the whole Japanese TV channels
> uneasily this night. The collapses of the towers were really
> tragic and disastrous.
> The terrorists look very organized, and so eerie. I hear first
> this night, but the Japanese government was warned a week ago
> to protect the
> and so any place in the world has been similarly on the alert.
> I hope however such a tragedy is never done over again.
> Masatsugu MINAMI
> The OAA Mars Section