'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Since terrorists brought down the twin towers on Sept. 11, 2001, subways have been bombed in terror attacks across the world, including in Madrid, London and this spring in Minsk, Belarus. The possibility that New York's sprawling, porous and famously gritty subway system could be next has become a constant worry.
"New York is about expression and life and vibrancy," she said, walking through Times Square. "It's not about living in an atmosphere of fear."