Emotional Toll Of Ten Year Anniversary of 9-11

September 9, 2011 Updated Sep 9, 2011 at 9:09 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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September 9, 2011 Updated Sep 9, 2011 at 9:09 PM EDT

(WKBW/Cleveland Clinic) 10 years after 9-11 and many people still feel the emotional effects. Doctors say traumatic events tend to stay with us a lot longer.

The events of 9-11 had a strong effect on millions of people because we watched them play out before our eyes.

Doctors call it a "shared trauma" because many of us saw the second plane hit and the buildings fall.

They also say the country has never gotten back to that feeling of
invulnerability it had a decade ago.

Not everyone will want to watch news coverage marking 10 years since the attacks this weekend, and doctors says that's OK.

They say it would not be in the best interest of people who are ultra sensitive to re-experience the tragedy.

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