Should Football Be Played on Sept. 11?
NFL great Kurt Warner weighs in
- Duration 4:14
- Date Sep 6, 2011
NFL great Kurt Warner weighs in
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Six years -- Sunday of the NFL season falls on the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks each of those games will pay tribute though.
To the anniversary.
We should -- be played on 9/11 at all during this right now is NFL star Kurt Warner and his wife -- author of this brand new memoir it's out today called.
One call away and -- utilizes as it is fascinating arguably even more than your husband's which has been chronicle is one of the most.
Incredible -- comeback stories ever in football.
But first things first is not eleven comes -- you -- the Super Bowl that year in the world -- -- never -- thought wow we Begin attacked here again do you think it's appropriate for NFL to play on some well.
I do I mean I think you know.
I remember you know that Tuesday and I remember -- that the meeting at our facility about whether we should play that next Sunday or how long we should take office and I definitely thought.
At the particular time.
That we needed to avoid football when -- to focus on what was at hand and the lives that were affected.
By the tragedy but I also believe that.
Football -- getting back in those stadiums was a big part of the healing process is bringing people back together.
You getting them back in those big stadiums where there was a lot of fear and a lot of things going on so I think.
There was a lot of healing that went along through that football season.
It was honored to be able to play in that Super Bowl and see how things they had had transpired over those three months so.
I do believe that football should be played but I also believe that.
Those that were affected should be honored and we should have that moment we're -- little moments during the game it's that will respect.
And appealing Brenda you've written an amazing memoir one column where I couldn't put them thank you -- -- think that the strength and tribulations and trials if you've gone through in your life.
From your son -- -- his injuries to losing both of your parents.
An attorney I mean this book I can see being such a good source for people who are also struggling to help sell high hopes I I first wrote it because I have seven children.
And I want them to know what had been through I wanna be able to share with them all those stories that made me the person that I am.
And and made me strong.
I hope they don't have to go through tough times but I want people to be able to.
Read this and see that tough times will happen so what He gonna do about it where -- what do you do.
How do you pick a -- up and I picked myself up through my faith.
And knowing that I had a purpose on this world so let's figure out what it is but get real life times I mean times that people can relate to.
And they shift my world they really did.
And were all just one call away -- one call away from here about your parents or your -- How much did you you were in -- the Marines and much of that help you.
I think it formed.
A lot of my strength because in the Marine -- you learn to live with honor courage and integrity.
And then when I was in line for food stamps divorce -- two kids.
I realize that they still had honor courage and integrity it just didn't look the same -- -- it formed to I was in that sense that.
You know marine will do what they have to do in order to survive and I did that being a divorced mother of two -- food stamps on it I think there is some advice.
With everything you're going get you don't get don't -- -- lovely guy that works in the supermarket I know I.
A lot of yeah.
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-- holding onto the -- -- I was telling her one day ended you know murdered when they have music I thought I.
He did nobody else -- believe remembrance -- -- let's listen to do to you take away from the luxuries that you have been afforded in life after the paint.
I think the biggest thing for us is that to never forget that you know sometimes it's easy to it to be in opposition.
And you know forget about everything else and think life is great but I think the one thing that we try to instill in our kids because.
They're being raised in a in a household that's completely different than what we had.
You know the book to to remember those struggles that we had and that there's so many people out there that find themselves in -- same situation so.
Our goal has always been through our foundation to raise and our kids it is to make sure we continue to connect.
With those people people that have been in situations like ours and try to inspire them and help them in any way we possibly can.
It's great but the book is called one call away friend Warner's new memoir congratulations on the book Atlantic -- -- -- -- -- we'll be right you guys talking.
Go play -- yeah you should play yeah.
It's so yeah okay you and we come.