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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 […]

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.”

For the young, 9/11 is only history
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For the young, 9/11 is only history

With the average age of a high school freshman being between 13- 15, no one in the ninth grade and below would have been born for the events of 9/11.

Pope brings the masses to lower Manhattan
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Pope brings the masses to lower Manhattan

During his second day in the city , the pope delivered a multi-religious ceremony at the 9/11 Memorial, and New Yorkers, tourists and visitors flocked to the surrounding streets in anticipation of seeing him pass by.

14 Years Later: Remembering and Celebrating
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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 […]

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.

Despite terror threats, thousands stream to ground zero
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Despite terror threats, thousands stream to ground zero

Police patrols were beefed up by the thousands.

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.