9/11 Anniversary Remembered

On the 11th anniversary of September 11, mourners gathered across the country to remember the victims of the tragedy.

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NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 11: Judy Parisio places an American flag in a plaque of names of the victims of the September 11 attacks at the North Pool memorial during observances for the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site September 11, 2012 in New York City. The nation is commemorating the eleventh anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks which resulted in the deaths of nearly 3,000 people after two hijacked planes crashed into the World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia and one crash landed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mike Segar-Pool/Getty Images)
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On the 11th anniversary of September 11, mourners gathered across the country and the world to remember the victims of the tragedy. Port Authority Police Officers carry an American flag that flew over at the World Trade Center during memorial ceremonies in New York. Click to see pictures of memorials, speeches and prayers for those lost.
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A man fixes an American flag that was fallen from the position during a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York.
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Lieutenant Gregory E. Roberts, foreground, salutes during the Pledge of Allegiance during a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks in Miami.
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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and National September Memorial and Museum president Joe Daniels, listen as a bugler plays taps for the close of the ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center
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A New York Police Department bugler plays taps to close a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.
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Charles Scibetta consoles Vincenzo Scibetta as his mother Adrian Victoria's name is read during the observances held at the World Trade Center Memorial.
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A flag flies off the back of a work van headed toward downtown Seattle during the morning commute on the 11th anniversary of terrorist attacks against the U.S. Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.
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A handwritten note commemorating the 11th anniversary of terrorist attacks against the U.S. is left at the base of a statue Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, in Seattle.
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United States Homeland Security Secretary, Janet Napolitano speaks with U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-NY, during observances marking the 11th anniversary of the terror attacks on the World Trade Center.
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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney greets firefighters at Chicago O'Hare International Airport, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.
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A couple embraces as friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center attend a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks in New York.
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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) arrive at a remembrance ceremony for the victims of the attacks of September 11 at the U.S. Capitol.
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A woman holds up a photo of New York City Firefighter George Cain of Ladder 7, killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center at a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks in New York.
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Vasanta Velamuri of Avenel, New Jersey touches the impression of her husband Sankara Sastry Velamuri's name, on the rim of the South Pool during ceremonies for the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks.
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U.S. Army 2ND Lt. Michelle Mudge wipes a tear during ceremonies marking the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 in New York.
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A candle and flowers with 1 World Trade Center in the background, are placed on a wall that the National September 11 Memorial in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, during an observance marking the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York.
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Vice President Joe Biden, third from left, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, second from left, and President of the Families of Flight 93, Patrick G. White, left, pauses after laying a wreath at The Wall of Names at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, PA.
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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (R) and Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) (L) bow their heads in remembrance of the victims of the attacks of September 11 during a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol.
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Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar arrive at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, PA for a memorial service.
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People pause outside of the World Trade Center site on the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist on September 11, 2012 in New York City.
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Christine Box,the sister of firefighter Gary Box, and her daughter Nikki Silva hold posters during the observance of the anniversary of September 11 at the National September 11 Memorial in New York.
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Friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center attend a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks in New York.
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Norwich University senior Kyle Rau marches during a vigil in memory of the victims of September 11 on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 in Northfield, Vermont. Norwich students planted 2,977 American flags on the college's parade ground and are holding a vigil from midnight to midnight in remembrance of the Sept 11 attacks.
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President Barack Obama greets people at the Pentagon Memorial, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, during a ceremony to mark the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk through Section 60 at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, on the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
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President Barack Obama, flanked by Defense Defense Leon Panetta, left, and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey, place their hands over their hearts at the Pentagon Memorial,Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, during a ceremony to mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
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President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks during a ceremony commemorating the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on September 11, 2012 at the Pentagon in Washington, DC.
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U.S. Marine Gen. John Allen, second left, the top commander of U.S. and coalition troops in Afghanistan observes a moment of silence during a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, at NATO headquarter in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center attend a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York.
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A man gathers with friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center at a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks.
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American flags and the engravings of people's names at the World Trade Center site September 11, 2012 in New York City.
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New York City firefighters of Engine 33, Ladder 9 observe a moment of silence during ceremonies for the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center.
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The construction of One World Trade Center, now up to 104 floors, is seen Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, across the Hudson River as people walk at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, N.J., in 'Empty Sky,' New Jersey's memorial to the 749 people from the state lost during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.
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President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, Deanie Dempsey and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey place their hands over their hearts after placing a wreath at the Pentagon Memorial, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, during a ceremony to mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
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Nina Fisher, sister of 9/11 victim Andrew Fisher, embraces her niece Mia Tinson, 9, at ceremonies marking the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center,.
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A woman cries as she stands over the reflecting pool during observances for the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site.
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The World Trade Center Flag is presented as friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center attend a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York.
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Charlene Jacobs of Randolph, New Jersey, step mother of Jason Kyle Jacobs, touches his name during ceremonies for the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site.
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A woman cries at the 9/11 memorial during ceremonies for the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York City.
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Judy Parisio places an American flag in a plaque of names of the victims of the September 11 attacks at the North Pool memorial during observances for the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site.
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Workers unfurl a flag hanging from the wall of One World Trade Center as friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center attend a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks.
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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, joined by members of the White House staff pause during a moment of silence to mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept, 11th, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, on the South Lawn of the White House.
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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo walk after seeing Hector Garcia as he watches over his wife Carmen as she hugs the inscribed name of her daughter Marilyn who was killed in the north tower of the WTC.
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Christine Gonda places a picture of firefighter George Kane at the engraving of his name at the South Pool, during anniversary ceremonies at the site of the World Trade Center.
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A New York City policeman salutes a flag hanging from One World Trade ceremonies for the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2012 in New York City.
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Port Authority Police Officers carry an American flag that flew over at the World Trade Center during memorial ceremonies in New York.
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Linda Torrens holds a portrait of her cousin Janine Nicole Gonzalez during the observances held on the eleventh anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center.
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The tower known as 1 World Trade Center, left, the National September 11 Memorial, bottom left, and 4 World Trade Center, right, are bathed in light, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 in New York.
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Maria Rodriguez sits with photos of her son-in-law Emilio Ortiz as friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center gather for a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks.
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Amelia Tedesco of Staten Island, New York touches the name of her son-in-law Walter Baran of Staten Island, New York, during memorial ceremonies for the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site.
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Friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center gather for a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks.
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Port Authority Police Officers carry an American flag that flew over at the World Trade Center towers during memorial ceremonies for the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site September 11, 2012 in New York City.
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New York City police bugler Gabe Perdomo warms up while standing next to the South Pool during memorial ceremonies for the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center site.
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Alicia Watkins, of Washington, DC, makes a rubbing of a friend's name at the South Pool of the World Trade Center Memorial during the 11th anniversary observance at the site in New York.
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Friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center gather for a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks.
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People photograph flags flying at Pepperdine University in honor of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks against the United States, Monday Sept. 10, 2012 in Malibu, California.
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US Ambassador to Hungary Eleni Tsakopoulos Kounalakis during a charity blood donation ceremony, organized by the US Embassy and the Hungarian Red Cross, in Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, on the memorial day for the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
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An Israeli firefighter, right, and a U.S. Marine hold a wreath during a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, at a memorial site for the victims just outside Jerusalem, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.
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U.S. soldiers observe a moment of silence during a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, at a U.S. base in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.
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A firefighter makes a rubbing of a victim's name as friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center gather for a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks.
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