CAPITAL JOURNEY – WASHINGTON DC , THE PENTAGON MEMORIAL

You  all got  off at  the  Pentagon  Station  Metro  station  in Virginia .

Even  though  it’s  the Washington  Metro ,  this  particular  station  is in the  Commonwealth  of  Virginia .

You all  can’t  go into  the  Pentagon  itself ,  but that’s  not  where  your  30  Plus  Teams  Tour  is taking  you  to  today .

You’re  going  to  the Pentagon  Memorial  just  like  one  of  the  girls  wants  to  do.

The memorial   stands off to  the  side of  the  actual  Pentagon  Building .

You  all  figure  that  this  is  the  place  where  the plane  hit the Pentagon  on September  11th .

You all  take a quick  picture  of  the  names ,  then  leave  very  quickly ,  because  if you  all stay looking  at  this  Memorial any longer ,  somebody  is going  to  start  crying .

All of  you  remembered  your reaction  to  seeing  the  Oklahoma  City  National  Memorial  on your 30  Plus  Teams  Tour  of  Oklahoma  City ,  but this  Memorial  wasn’t  on your  list.

No one will  be  taking  a  selfie  here.

This  isn’t  the  place  for them ,  just quiet  reflection  and never forgetting  what took  place  here.

The four  of  you  say nothing  as you begin  the walk back to  the  Metro  station .

Just  as you expected ,  somebody  did begin  to  cry.

It’s  that kind  of  moment  as the four  of  you  get on the  train .

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