Val Ackerman: 'I'll never forget that day'
'I'll simply never forget'
On Sept. 11, 2001, Val Ackerman, then president of the WNBA, was living about a half-mile from ground zero in Manhattan. Ackerman remembers that horrific day:
For all of us, there are days that are never far from the surface of our minds: the days that bring the birth of a child, the death of a parent, a crowning professional triumph, a searing personal tragedy. For many people, myself included, Sept. 11, 2001, was one of those days.
I experienced 9/11 as an American and ...
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