Editor’s Note: The essay below was written in 2001 and appears in the self-published book, Through Our Eyes: A Tapestry of Words and Images in Response to September 11. Printed and distributed in 2002, the book was the result of an independent, volunteer documentary project organized by a journalist and several friends. The author’s bio was written in 2002 and has not been updated.
There is no end to this man’s imagination. David Reddick, 30, was born in east central Indiana, where he continues to live today with his wife, Jaimie, and daughter, Ashley. David is a professional artist and nationally syndicated cartoonist who works at The Herald Bulletin newspaper in Anderson. His passions include drawing, painting, writing, reading and singing. He’s traveled to Canada and across the United States. He also lived in Japan for three years while serving in the U.S. Navy. David was at home during the terrorist attacks. He drew his first editorial cartoon around 11:30 a.m. that day, which began a two-week long series related to Sept. 11.
Editorial cartoons used by permission.