Remembering the September 11 attacks

Remembering the September 11 attacks

Remembering the September 11 attacks

The Memorial Plaza - which houses a 9/11 memorial museum - is open to the public from 3pm to midnight for the viewing of Tribute in Light. Yvonne said that the Flight 93 ceremony has a calm about it that they do not see at the New York City ceremony.

The ephemeral monument to those we lost during the 9/11 attacks, Tribute in Light, will be turned on tonight at sunset, which will be around 7:11 p.m.

It has been 16 years ever since the September 11, 2001 attacks rattled NY and sent shockwaves across the world, sparking the American invasion of Afghanistan that still continues to claim thousands of lives every year.

Sixteen years after the nation's deadliest terrorist attack, the relatives of those lost at the World Trade Center will gather once more at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum to honor the almost 3,000 people who were killed that day. "And it did not matter what color you were or where you were from", said a tearful Magaly Lemagne, who lost her brother, Port Authority of NY and New Jersey police officer David Lemagne.

2,996 people were killed and more than 6,000 others were wounded on that unforgettable day in September.

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An ambitious plan to connect the memorials located at the three sites where terrorists crashed commercial planes during the September 11 terrorist attacks with a walking trail received the blessing of the Bucks County commissioners Wednesday. Vice President Mike Pence spoke in Shanksville, the sight of the Flight 93 crash. The memorial is outside Shanksville, Pennsylvania, where Flight 93 crashed with the loss of its 40 passengers and crew.

"When we come back again. close your eyes and listen to those 40 tones and voices". Name-readers Monday gave updates on family graduations and marriages and remembered loved ones' flair for surfing or drawing on coffee-shop napkins.

Craig Allen/Getty ImagesSmoke pours from the World Trade Center after being hit by two planes September 11, 2001 In New York City.

"I didn't believe it", he said.

"There is just a peacefulness, a sense of tranquility", she said.

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