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Martin Snow, 54, owner of the Trinity Boxing Club NYC on September 11, 2014. Photo credit: Christina Dun
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On 9/11: Witnesses remember

“Sometimes you have to get knocked down to realize what it means to get back up again.”

9/11 Anniversary: Memories of discarded shoes
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9/11 Anniversary: Memories of discarded shoes

For three local business owners working near the World Trade Center on September 11, shoes became a symbol ingrained in their experience and memory of that day.

9/11 Anniversary: Commemorative flags and baseball caps for sale
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9/11 Anniversary: Commemorative flags and baseball caps for sale

“We’re getting flack for selling stuff, but we’re not the Taliban,” said one vendor Anne Ellis.

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 […]

Some mark 9/11 with cold beer, fond memories
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Some mark 9/11 with cold beer, fond memories

O’Hara’s Restaurant and Pub near Ground Zero doubles as local watering hole and 9/11 memorial site.

Park51 protesters, supporters face off
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Park51 protesters, supporters face off

Supporters and opponents of the proposed Park51 Islamic cultural center gathered near Ground Zero to voice their opinions.