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1 Week Since Black Friday; Wasn't 9/11 Gonna Change Everything?

It's been one week since Black Friday 2009, and it's a good time to look back on America's national day of shopping. Economic pundits say it was a financial disappointment, but some shoppers -- like the deal-starved crowd inside a Wal-Mart from the first video -- apparently left happy. And that's all that matters, right?

Of course, one man, who visited another Wal-Mart, wasn't so lucky. He was trampled to death by a stampede of bargain hounds. In the third video below, police try to revive him.

Remember that commonly held belief that 9/11 would change all of our priorities forever? What goes through your mind when you see such displays? What does it say about America heading into 2010? Check out the 3 videos:


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