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9/11 – 2011 – Tributes and Tears

September 11, 2011 1 comment

The terror attack on America a decade ago rippled through the nation, changing us in countless ways.

Robert Peraza, who lost his son Robert David Peraza, pauses at his son’s name at the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial during tenth anniversary ceremonies at the site of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2011, in New York City. New York City and the nation are commemorating the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan which resulted in the deaths of 2,753 people after two hijacked planes crashed into the World Trade Center.

The Pentagon Memorial, located just southwest of The Pentagon in Arlington County, … To honor the 184 victims, 184 illuminated benches have been arranged …The Pentagon Memorial commemorates the 184 lives lost on September 11, 2001 during the attack at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia.The Pentagon Memorial commemorates the 184 lives lost on September 11, 2001.

The families of the 40 passengers and crew killed when Flight 93 knifed into a rural Pennsylvania field a decade ago today were praised for helping to inspire a new generation of Americans while keeping the memories of their loved ones’ dedication and courage burning brightly.

At a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, nearly 5,000 people listened as the names of the passengers and crew who were killed were read aloud while bells tolled. Afterward, a choir sang as those in the crowd — including family members, first responders, politicians and nearly 1,000 people who came to participate — listened intently.

Blessings – keeping all in our thoughts and prayers.

Take care and STAY SAFE!

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