Post Tagged with: "9/11"

Seeking comfort in the “Truth”
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Seeking comfort in the “Truth”

   They believe the “truth” is the only real comfort for the attacks.

The Bell of Hope Continues to Bring the Community Together
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The Bell of Hope Continues to Bring the Community Together

It represents a community coming together.

9/11 “Truthers” spread their “truth” on anniversary of terrorist attack
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9/11 “Truthers” spread their “truth” on anniversary of terrorist attack

“If Building 7 is the smoking gun, if one building came down by controlled demolition, they all did.”

Mark Weng is still very grateful for surviving the September 11 terrorist attacks. He's owned this business for 22 years an it brings him "joy everyday".
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Memories of 9/11 haunt business owners

Mark Weng is grateful for surviving the September 11th terrorist attacks. Many of the customers at Footmart, the Lower Manhattan shoe store he owns, worked at the World Trade Center. Photo by Chinedu Onyemaobi Life has never been the same for Mark Weng and David Martinez, local business owners whose shoe store was near the World Trade Center. Seventeen years […]

17 years later: The Brooklyn skyline remembers
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17 years later: The Brooklyn skyline remembers

As people watched, many were overwhelmed with the memories of being within the smoke that overtook the screen in front of them.

A doorman remembers 9/11
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A doorman remembers 9/11

“I’ll always remember the smell of burning electric wire and cement, hazing over the whole area for months.”

Remembering 9/11 at “Come From Away”
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Remembering 9/11 at “Come From Away”

While the show has been open for almost two years, this is their first performance on the anniversary of 9/11.

Notes of Remembrance at St. Paul’s Chapel
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Notes of Remembrance at St. Paul’s Chapel

One by one, mourners approached the podium, each reciting a portion of the names of the fallen responders.

The 11th of September at O’Hara’s
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The 11th of September at O’Hara’s

Among the roughly 2,750 people who died that Tuesday morning, many were regulars of O’Hara’s, whether it was for an after-work drink with a colleague or on their lunch break for a burger and fries.

New friendships forged from the aftermath of 9/11 — 16 years later
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New friendships forged from the aftermath of 9/11 — 16 years later

The two stood close. An onlooker would not have known that, even an hour before, neither had known the other existed.