Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Americans Remember Attacks on 11th Anniversary

By Audrey Barrick
September 11, 2012

Americans are marking the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Tuesday with solemn ceremonies and a mindset to never forget the tragedy.

"It is extremely important that people never forget what happened on Sept. 11," said New York City Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano, according to USA Today.

Families of the nearly 3,000 victims of the 2001 attacks are attending memorial services at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and near Shanksville, Pathe rest  image by Dov Harrington

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