A Day of Remembrance: Thousands Expected at Ground Zero for 9/11 Anniversary

A Day of Remembrance: Thousands Expected at Ground Zero for 9/11 Anniversary

On Monday night, the "Tribute in Light" commemorative public art installation will take place across the New York City night sky. She implored people to "stop for a moment and remember all the people who gave their lives that day".

Added Michael Buhse, who lost his brother, Patrick: "We will never forget - and we will never forgive".

But each ceremony has personal touches, too.

About 1,000 spectators, including dignitaries and the victims' friends and families, gathered on a breezy, cool and cloudless morning as bells were tolled and the victims' names were read.

Some have never even had a chance to meet the relatives they lost on September 11, 2001.

"The bells, the ringing, I could hear our daughter's voice in it".

The Trumps plan to observe a moment of silence at the White House on Monday and pay their respects at a Pentagon ceremony.




Trump and his wife also are to pay their respects at a Pentagon observance.

He said when America is united then "no force on Earth can break us apart".

As bad as that day truly was, it could have been markedly worse if it wasn't for the courageous and selfless individuals aboard Flight 93 who, together, overtook the hijackers and crashed the plane into an empty field in Shanksville, Pa.

Almost 3-thousand people died and over 6-thousand were injured when four planes were crashed into the Twin Towers, Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania.

More than 1,000 people gathered at Ground Zero for a remembrance ceremony in honor of the victims killed 15 years ago on September 11, 2001.

On Sunday, friends and family members of the men and woman credited for fighting back that day gathered alongside National Park Service officials to break ground - and sound - on a metallic musical monument created to bring life to their voices once again.

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