9/11/01: THE DAY THE MALL STOOD STILL IV (conclusion) 

9/11/01: THE DAY THE MALL STOOD STILL IV (conclusion)

(continued) "You don't have permission to be here," the secuerity guard said quietly but sternly. "Has there been a threat?" "I'm not going to answer any qestions," he said, kindly referring me to the mall offices.They too were closed. On the way out, I asked another security guard, "Why exactly is the mall closing?" "I'd tell you,but I could lose my job," he answered with a nervous stammer. "Are you a reporter?" I thought about lying. I sensed he would tell me if I said no. "Yes," I said. "I'm a reporter." Silence. "They evacuated Disney World," a voice on the radio said as I pulled away. Score one for the terrorists. They even brought our dreams to a grinding halt. For a moment anyway.

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