'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Ten years after the Beltway snipers terrorized the D.C. area, residents said they can remember the collective fear felt each day another death was reported and the paranoia that accompanied the most mundane errands.
Leslie McDermott, spokeswoman for Brookside Gardens, said victims' families occasionally make their way to the reflection terrace, as do visitors to the park.
"You felt like you could go out and breathe again," she said. "You didn't feel like you had to duck and cover. You felt more safe."