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HBO Produces Documentary to Help Kids Understand 9/11

Amy Schatz arrives at an event in Los Angeles, Feb. 7, 2015.

For students from elementary to high school, the Sept. 11 terrorist attack isn’t a memory. It’s history. A new HBO documentary that debuts on the event’s 18th anniversary treats it that way.

The necessity of her project, “What Happened on September 11,” struck filmmaker Amy Schatz when a third-grade girl told her about a playdate where she and a friend Googled “Sept. 11 attacks.”

“When a child does that, what he or she finds are some pretty horrific images that are not necessarily appropriate for kids,” Schatz said Tuesday. “So I felt a responsibility to try to fill that void and try read more >>>

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