George W Bush is whispered news of the 9/11 attacks
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Florida pupils recall Bush hearing news of 9/11 attacks

President George W Bush was famously filmed being told of the 9/11 terror attacks while listening to children read at Booker Elementary School in Sarasota, Florida.

Ten years on, some of the pupils from that class, La'Damien Smith, Mariah Williams, Lazaro Dubrocq and Chantal Guerrero, shared with BBC Radio 5 live Drive's Peter Allen their memories of the day.

"The president's face turned red - he had a shocked expression," remembers La'Damien Smith, now 18. "I immediately knew something had happened."

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