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#1 » by Key7 [1248 βCoins] » September 11th, 2018, 10:30 pm

New York City marks 9/11 anniversary
NEW YORK -- Americans looked back on the September 11th attacks Tuesday with solemn ceremonies, volunteer service and a presidential tribute to "the moment when America fought back" on one of the hijacked planes used as weapons in the deadliest terror attack on U.S. soil. Thousands of 9/11 victims' relatives, survivors, rescuers and others gathered on a misty Tuesday morning at the memorial plaza where the World Trade Center's twin towers once stood.
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President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence headed to the two other places where hijacked planes crashed on Sept. 11, 2001: a Pennsylvania field and the Pentagon. Mr. Trump said the field in Shanksville is now a "monument to American defiance."

Seventeen years after losing her husband, Margie Miller went to the New York City ceremony from her home in suburban Baldwin.

"To me, he is here. This is my holy place," she said before the hours-long reading of the names of the nearly 3,000 dead, including her husband, Joel Miller.

The 9/11 commemorations are by now familiar rituals, centered on reading the names of the dead. But each year at ground zero, victims' relatives infuse the ceremony with personal messages of remembrance, inspiration and concern.

For Nicholas Haros Jr., that concern is officials who make comparisons to 9/11 or invoke it for political purposes.

"Stop. Stop," pleaded Haros, who lost his 76-year-old mother, Frances. "Please stop using the bones and ashes of our loved ones as props in your political theater. Their lives, sacrifices and deaths are worth so much more. Let's not trivialize them."

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/9-11-memor ... 018-09-11/

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#2 » by eMade (f) [17180 βCoins] » September 11th, 2018, 10:40 pm

:thnk: OK.

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#3 » by Prodigy [1600 βCoins] » September 12th, 2018, 7:09 am

Hmmm! May their souls rest in peace


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