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NJ Man to Take Down 9/11 Memorial

Monroe, N.J. man built scale replicas of the Twin Towers and has had them on his lawn since 2001

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    As Sept. 11 memorials are erected around the country to mark the 10th anniversary of the terror attacks, Ken Kokoska is preparing to take his down.

    The central New Jersey resident built scale replicas of the Twin Towers on his front lawn and put them up in December 2001. They became an attraction in his town of Monroe, and countless people stopped their cars to take pictures and pose in front of the memorial.

    Kokoska tells Gannett New Jersey that he didn't know anyone who died on Sept. 11, 2001 but that he built the 13-foot wooden towers so that people wouldn't forget what happened on that day.

    He said he plans to take them down at the end of this month or early next month.