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20 Years On: America REMEMBERS 9/11

By Rediff News Bureau
September 11, 2021 16:04 IST
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Saturday marks 20 years of the 9/11 terror attacks in America. The image of two passenger planes flying into the twin towers of the World Trade Center is permanently etched in public memory.

 

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IMAGE: A visitor pays respect to a victim along the Wall of Names at the Flight 93 National Monument before the Luminaria Ceremony, Shanksville, Pennsylvania. September 10, 2021. Photograph: Jeff Swensen/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: People pause at the September 11th Memorial, New York City, September 9, 2021. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Police department fife and drum bands from New York and New Jersey participate in a ceremony at the September 11th Memorial to honour the police officers who were killed during the terrorist attacks, New York City, September 10, 2021. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: People pause to pay homage at the September 11th Memorial, New York City, September 10, 2021. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Left to Right: Charlie Eckert and Jorge Bittencourt from the Broward Fire Rescue Honor Guard help carry the American flag during a ceremony at Western High School to honor the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center's twin towers, Davie, Florida, September 10, 2021. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Melody Torres carries a folded American flag as she and other members of the JROTC Honor Guard participate in a ceremony at Western High School, Davie, Florida, September 10, 2021. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: The Statue of Liberty is seen through the spray created by the NYFD fireboat Three Forty Three during the 20th anniversary commemoration of the September 11 boat lift on the Hudson river along Lower Manhattan, New York City, September 10, 2021. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: A woman takes pictures at the 9/11 Memorial ahead of the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks in Manhattan, New York City, September 10, 2021. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

 

IMAGE: A postcard of the Twin Towers is seen at the 9/11 Memorial ahead of the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks in Manhattan, New York City, September 10, 2021. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

 

IMAGE: Justin Burrows photographs an 11-foot section of a World Trade Center I-Beam as he and his son Kyle attend the Never Forget: Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 exhibit at the Lone Star Flight Museum in Houston, Texas, September 10, 2021. Photograph: Adrees Latif/Reuters

 

IMAGE: An FDNY fireboat sprays water during the 9/11 Boatlift 20th Anniversary Tribute in New York City, September 10, 2021. Photograph: Jeenah Moon/Reuters

 

IMAGE: A man walks by a 9/11 memorial mural in the Bronx borough of New York City, September 10, 2021. Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

 

Photograph curated by Manisha Kotian/Rediff.com
Feature Presentation: Aslam Hunani/Rediff.com

 
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