The legendary rock and blues guitarist Eric Clapton’s daughter Ruth Clapton-Bartlett posted the photo of ‘Tribute in Light‘ to remember the 9/11 attacks and revealed how she felt on this day 19 years ago.

As you know, on September 11, 2001, the world faced a tragic incident on the World Trade Center in New York. The terrorist attacks resulted in 2,977 fatalities and over 25,000 injuries. Known as the deadliest terrorist attack in human history, 9/11 changed the course of history both in the United States and in the world.

Recently on Instagram, Eric Clapton’s daughter Ruth Clapton-Barlett posted the photo of the memorial, ‘Tribute in Light,’ which was first installed in early 2002 and later became an annual commemoration.

On the caption of her post, Ruth recalled the time she heard the devastating news of the attacks for the first time. She mentioned how sad and helpless she felt at the time. However, later, Ruth was amazed by how people joined forces to save those people who might have been saved.

Here’s how Ruth Clapton-Bartlett remembered the day of the attacks 19 years ago:

“I was at sixth form, on my way to the common room when my mate David Pickard passed me and told me what had happened, that the Twin Towers had been hit by a plane.

It didn’t seem real, it seemed like something that would only happen in a movie. I’ll never forget it, everyone gathered together in the common room trying to piece it all together.”

She continued:

“I just remember feeling so incredibly sad and powerless, devastated that anyone could do this. Nothing like this had happened in my lifetime, that I was so aware of anyway. Over the following days, I was amazed at how people pulled together to save people that could be saved.

In the following years, I was moved by how the people of New York came together to honor the lost. Then each year I’m always glad we remember across the world those who lost their lives in New York that day and those who tried to save them. Out of the heartbreak and devastation came something beautiful.

We will never forget, we will always remember.”

You can see the photo Ruth Clapton-Bartlett posted on her Instagram account below.

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I was at sixth form, on my way to the common room when my mate @davidjpickard passed me and told me what had happened, that the Twin Towers had been hit by a plane. It didn’t seem real, it seemed like something that would only happen in a movie. I’ll never forget it, everyone gathered together in the common room trying to piece it all together. I just remember feeling so incredibly sad and powerless, devastated that anyone could do this. Nothing like this had happened in my lifetime, that I was so aware of anyway. Over the following days I was amazed at how people pulled together to save people that could be saved. In the following years I was moved by how the people of New York came together to honour the lost. Then each year I’m always glad we remember across the world those who lost their lives in New York that day and those who tried to save them. Out of the heartbreak and devastation came something beautiful. We will never forget, we will always remember. #9/11 #twintowers #september112001 #wewillremember #wewillneverforget #worldtradecentre

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