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14 Years Later: Working at the intersection of tragedy and trade

Though the hundreds of individuals that walk into One World Trade Center everyday can likely recall precisely where they were when the towers were hit, for many the tragedy is something to remember, not relive.

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14 Years Later: Remembering and Celebrating

“God Bless America,” the message Wanda Thompson, a New York resident, left on a mural on Church Street on Sept. 11, 2015. Photo by Karis Rogerson. For yearly travelers to the Sept. 11 memorial in New York City, the 14th anniversary of the terrorist attacks was another opportunity not only to focus on remembering the tragedy, but also to celebrate […]

Foreign citizens pay their respects at ground zero
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Foreign citizens pay their respects at ground zero

On blocks surrounding the 9/11 Memorial that was unveiled here Sunday, foreign visitors comprised a sizable chunk of those who packed its sidewalks.

Westboro Baptist Church inflames 9/11 memorial service vistors
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Westboro Baptist Church inflames 9/11 memorial service vistors

“You think 9/11 was bad, you ain’t seen nothing yet,” a church member said.

Groups spread their own message at 9/11 memorial service
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Groups spread their own message at 9/11 memorial service

Whether it’s prayer or a conspiracy theory groups tried to make their message heard.

Veterans return to ground zero
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Veterans return to ground zero

Veterans at the remembrance ceremonies were eager to share stories of war, death, hardship and triumph.

New York celebrates the death of Osama bin Laden
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New York celebrates the death of Osama bin Laden

Nearly ten years after the September 11 attacks and America’s subsequent invasion of Afghanistan, a U.S. Special Forces team has killed the most wanted man in the world, Osama bin Laden. President Obama announced last night that the mastermind behind the attacks that killed thousands was shot to death yesterday during a U.S. raid of his compound in Pakistan. News […]