9/11 Anniversary
New York City and the nation mark the years since the terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001

Sept. 11 Anniversary in New York

New York remembers the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

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Mourners hug during a ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011.
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Thousands attended a memorial ceremony at the World Trade Center site for the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan on September 11, 2001.
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A New York City firefighter wears photo in his hatband of a victim of the Sept. 11, 2001 World Trade Center attacks during 10th anniversary ceremonies at the National September 11 Memorial , in New York.
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Cantor Fitzgerald CEO Howard Lutnick, second right, hugs a family member of a Cantor Fitzgerald employee at the National September 11 Memorial during a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks at the World Trade Center, Sunday.
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Rita Cullen, right, traces her son firefighter Tom Cullen's name from the engraving at the south pool of the National September 11 Memorial during a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks at World Trade Center.
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Retired Air Force Staff Sgt. Alicia Watkins of Washington, D.C., places a Purple Heart medal next to the name of her friend, Army Sgt. Tamara Thurman, on the bronze plaque inscribed with the names of the victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks at the south pool of the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center in New York.
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A photograph of Grace Cua, a victim of the Sept. 11, 2001 World Trade Center attacks, is placed near her name inscribed at the National September 11 Memorial, during 10th anniversary ceremonies at the site in New York City.
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Alicia Bergstein, center, comforts her children Devin Bergstein, left, and Adrianna Bergstein while visiting the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York.
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Archbishop Timothy Dolan, left, and Cardinal Edward Egan, former archbishop of New York, stand together as they look at a plaque at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church in New York, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, near the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York.
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A visitor at the National Sept. 11 memorial makes an impression of a specific name on a master sheet containing the names of all those killed from the attack.
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A member of the Baltimore Ravens wears cleats emblazoned with "FDNY" in honor of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks before an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Baltimore.
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Friends and relatives of the victims of 9/11 gather for a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site.
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Firefighters salute as taps is played after a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site.
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A woman makes an impression of one of the names on the wall at the Sept. 11 memorial, during the 10th anniversary observance of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.
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Family members of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 World Trade Center attacks visit the north refelcting pool at the National Septermber 11 Memorial during 10th anniversary ceremonies at the site.
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Flowers and American flags are arranged on the north pool of the National September 11 Memorial during a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks at the World Trade Center, Sunday.
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Family members of those who died in the Sept. 11, 2001 World Trade Center attacks, gather at the edge of the north reflecting pool of the Sept. 11 memorial during 10th anniversary ceremonies at the site, in New York City.
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August Larsen, 9, makes an impression of his father, Scott Larsen's, name from its inscription of the wall at the Sept. 11 memorial's south pool, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011 in New York.
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A police officer looks down at the wall of the south memorial pool of the National September 11 Memorial during a ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center.
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NewYork Firefighter Zachary Fletcher embraces his mother Monica Fletcher after finding his twin brother Andre G. Fletcher's name engraved at the south pool of the National Sept. 11 Memorial.
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People gather during a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, outside the World Trade Center site in New York.
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People stand in the street in Lower Manhattan Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, during a ceremony at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site for the 10th anniversary of the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
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Celeste Pocher embraces her daughter after finding her brother in law's name, John Pocher, at the north pool at the National September 11 Memorial during a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks at the World Trade Center.
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New York City police and firefighters, and Port Authority of NY & NJ police officers salute during the singing of the "Star Spangled Banner" at the Sept. 11 memorial, during 10th anniversary ceremonies at the site.
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People looking at a monitor broadcasting the 9/11 memorial event stand silently Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011 during a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks at the World Trade Center in New York.
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People stand in the streets near the World Trade Center site for the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan in New York City.
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Musician Paul Simon plays "The Sound of Silence" during the tenth anniversary ceremonies of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center site.
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James Taylor performs during a ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks at the site of the World Trade Center in New York Sunday.
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Julie Jalbert-Pitt, who's father, Robert Adrien Jalbert, was killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center, holds her 8-month-old daughter, Campbell Pitt, next to the name of her father during a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks.
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A woman cries over a name inscribed on the edge of the north pool at the National September 11 Memorial in New York.
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Family members visit the south reflecting pool during 10th anniversary ceremonies at the Sept. 11 memorial, Sunday Sept. 11, 2011.
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A man kneels during a ceremony in New York City marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center.
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Roses are placed in the name of a person killed during the Sept. 11 World Trade Center attacks, etched in the area surrounding a reflecting pool of the Sept. 11 memorial, during 10th anniversary commemoration ceremonies.
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President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, former President George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush arrive at the National September 11 Memorial for a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks at World Trade Center.
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People stand in the street in lower Manhattan Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, during a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
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People pause by the waterfall pool at the National September 11 Memorial before a planned ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks at the World Trade Center site.
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New York police, firefighters and Port Authority police arrive at the Sept. 11 Memorial in New York to mark the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center.
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A bagpiper walks past the Sept. 11 memorial during a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York Sunday.
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Family members and friends of the victims stand around the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial during the tenth anniversary ceremonies of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center site in New York City.
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A Port Authority of NY & NJ police officer pauses during a moment of silence at the Sept. 11 memorial during the 10th anniversary ceremony.
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Former first lady Laura Bush, former President George W. Bush, first lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama hold hands to their hearts during the national anthem as friends and relatives of the victims of 9/11 gather for a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks at the World Trade Center.
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Friends and relatives of the victims of 9/11 gather for a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks at the National Memorial at the World Trade Center site.
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Friends and relatives of the victims of 9/11 gather for a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks at the National Sept. 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site
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Visitors to the north memorial pond make rubbings of the names of those lost in the attacks of 9/11 during a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks
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Secret Service snipers keep watch from the roof of the Sept. 11 Memorial Museum during the ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center.
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The World Trade Center Flag is presented as friends and relatives of the victims of 9/11 gather for the ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks.
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Friends and relatives of the victims of 9/11 gather for a ceremony at the National September 11 Memorial.
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President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama, former President George W. Bush and his wife Laura Bush, walk together at the north reflecting pool of the Sept. 11 memorial.
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Crowds gather at a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011.
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A security officer scans the area surrounding at the National September 11 Memorial in New York City.
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President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush greet family members of those who died during the attacks on the World Trade Center.
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Judy Busta of Protivin, Iowa, stands before ribbons of remembrance at St. Paul's Chapel near ground zero Sunday.
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One World Trade Center is reflected in one of the memorial pools at the National Sept. 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site.
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Danny Shea, a New York City Police Officer and military veteran, salutes at the north pool of the Sept 11. memorial, during 10th anniversary ceremonies at the World Trade Center site.
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President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, former President George W. Bush, and former first lady Laura Bush, at left from right to left, join family members and others as they observe a moment of silence at the National Sept.11 Memorial.
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President Barack Obama embraces victims' family members as first lady Michelle Obama stands by at the 9/11 Memorial during the tenth anniversary ceremonies of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
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Robert Peraza, who lost his son Robert David Peraza in the attacks at the World Trade Center, pauses at his son's name at the memorial.
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New York Police Department (NYPD), New York Fire Department (FDNY) and Port Authority Police line up at one of the entrances of 9/11 Memorial Plaza.
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Elba Cedeno, of Waretown, N.J., holds a sign memorializing her partner, Catherine Theresa Smith, at the ground zero memorial.
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Police officers perform security checks to the general public who arrive at the ground zero ceremony.
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Robert Peraza pays respects at the site where his son Robert David Peraza's name is engraved at the north pool at the National September 11 Memorial.
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Maria Crifasi pays respects at the site where her sister Lucia Crifasi's name is engraved at the north pool at the National September 11 Memorial.
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Flags are carried into St. Patrick's Cathedral during a memorial ceremony to honor New York firefighters that were killed in the 9/11 attacks.
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The number of FDNY members who died on 9/11 is displayed at a ceremony honoring them at St. Patrick's Cathedral.
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A flag is released by workers on the south side of 1 World Trade Center on Sept. 10, 2011.
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USO Honors 9/11 heroes with a remembrance walk at Hudson River Park at Pier 46 on Sept. 10, 2011.
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Roses lay on pieces of wreckage pulled from ground zero at Empty Sky Memorial during its dedication at Liberty State Park on Sept. 10, 2011 in Jersey City, N.J.
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Mikey Walsh, from West Deptford, N.J., places his hand above the name of his uncle, Nicholas W. Brandemarti, during the dedication of the Empty Sky Memorial.
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New Jersey police officers wait for the memorial dedication to Empty Sky Memorial to start at Liberty State Park.
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A firefighter places an American flag on a memorial display while preparing for 9/11 ceremonies at FDNY Ladder 20 Engine 13 on Sept. 9, 2011.
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Workers scrub a September 11 Memorial waterfall pool, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011 in New York.
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Construction workers look up at 1 World Trade Center, which is lit in red, white and blue on Sept. 8, 2011.
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1 World Trade Center in red, white and blue.
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People photograph names of loved ones on a plaque in honor of FDNY firefighters who have died from illnesses related to working at ground zero on Sept. 8, 2011.
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A woman is escorted by an FDNY firefighter before she lays a flower in front of a plaque in honor of firefighters who have died from illnesses related to working at ground zero .
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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, center, and former Mayor Rudy Giuliani, participate in opening bell ceremonies of the New York Stock Exchange Friday, Sept. 9, 2011.
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A memorial for 152 people with ties to Connecticut at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport, Conn.
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Emma Hunt, 11, looks at a memorial for her father William Hunt, during during a service marking the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that killed 152 people with ties to Connecticut at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport, Conn., Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011.
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Police officers watch bag pipers play after leaving a ceremony to honor police officers killed during or as a result of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011.
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Harriet Epstein becomes emotional as she accepts a commemorative medallion from Mayor Bloomberg, center, and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly during a ceremony to honor police officers killed during or as a result of the 9/11 terrorist attacks Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011. Epstein's son, Robert Grossman, died of illness caused by his exposure to ground zero.
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Joe Patrick, of Rhode Island, is walking from the Pentagon to the Flight 93 crash site in Shanksville, Pa., and is planning on arriving at ground zero for the 10th anniversary.
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The USS New York is seen in the Hudson River upon its arrival in New York on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011.
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A view of the newly constructed Empty Sky memorial at Liberty State Park on Sept. 7, 2011 in Jersey City, N.J.
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Co-architect Jessica Jamroz walks in the Empty Sky memorial Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, at Liberty State Park, in Jersey City, N.J.
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An inscription on the Empty Sky memorial at Liberty State Park, in Jersey City, N.J.
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A test of the Tribute in Light rises above lower Manhattan, Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011.
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A test of the Tribute in Light on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011.
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Michele Pes adjusts a light during a test of the Tribute in Light, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011.
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Ribbons are tied along the fence at St. Paul's near ground zero, starting Tuesday before the anniversary.
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A tourist looks over the ground zero construction site Monday, Sept. 5, 2011, less than a week before the 10th anniversary of the terror attacks.
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A group of resident artists are painting images of ground zero from the 48th floor of 7 World Trade Center as the 10th anniversary of the attacks approaches.
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Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks at the National Press Club on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011, in Washington.
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Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who was elected weeks after the attack, discusses the rebirth of lower Manhattan Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011.
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Mayor Bloomberg, right, shows Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, left, the 9/11 Memorial in New York,Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011.
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Members of the U.S. National Guard exchange shifts at the ground zero construction site Monday.
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People walks by the ground zero construction site in New York on Monday.
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Tourists look over the ground zero construction site.
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Tourists buy ice cream next to the ground zero construction site.
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