kitchen table math, the sequel: 9/11

Wednesday, September 7, 2011


in the Wall Street Journal this morning:
Mr. Schwartz, within a few days of the attacks, was on a train with his family to Florida, where they owned a vacation home. Within a year, they had given up their Manhattan apartment. They had a feeling "possibly that this is the wrong place to be right now with an infant," he said.

His son Calder is 10 now, in the fifth grade in Tampa. The boy has visited New York often, and loves it.

"I said, 'When you go to college, go to college in New York,'" said Mr. Schwartz. "He said, 'So you can come back with me.' "
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