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Across the country, numerous events are held on this day to honor the loss of thousands of lives. A fiery blasts rocks the south tower of the World Trade Center as the hijacked United Airlines Flight 175 from Boston crashes into the building on September 11, 2001.
The New York Stock exchange also held a moment of silence Friday morning to remember the victims of the attack. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of two terrorists responsible for the bombing carried out at the Boston Marathon this year. Instead, the acts of listening, learning and remembering are important steps toward developing empathy for other individuals and cultures.
On May 2, 2011, U. By Eudie Pak. It doesn't give it meaning. Tens of thousands have suffered.
We like to have happy endings. But if no one cared about knowing, you're reduced to oblivion.
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of the City of New York has custody of 7,930 unidentified remains of those killed in the attacks. But our country's optimistic nature clearly points to the difference between history and memory.
David Berkowitz, who became known as Son of Sam, went on a murderous rampage in New York City during the 1970s, taunting and insulting police, until they captured him.
Bagpipe memorial song. We put a premium on hope. Joe Dunford to commemorate the victims during a ceremony at the Pentagon on Sunday morning. These kinds of images are hard to forget. While Americans have an admirable tendency to focus on the positive, historians say it's critical to also remember tragedy.
About 30 minutes later, a third plane, American Airlines Flight 77, crashed into the west side of the Pentagon near Washington, D.