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Memorial Services for 9/11
Monday, September 12th, 2011

More than 2,700 people were killed when Al Qaeda terrorists hijacked U.S. passenger jets and flew them into the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001. 

We remember them.

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Robert Peraza, who lost his son Robert David Peraza, pauses at his son's name at the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial during the 10th anniversary ceremonies at the site of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2011.

(Justin Lane - AFP/Getty Images)
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A view of the 9/11 memorial in New York, Sept. 11, 2011, during the official ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attack.

(Mladen Antonov - AFP/Getty Images)
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A placard reading "We will not forget September 11, 2001" and signed "We Berliners" is displayed at Berlin's Checkpoint Charlie (the former allied checkpoint between east and west Berlin) Sept. 11, 2011.

(John Macdougall - AFP/Getty Images)
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Former U.S. President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama visit the North Memorial Pond as they arrive for a commemoration ceremony on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at the National Sept. 11 Memorial, in New York City.

(Mandel Ngan - AFP/Getty Images)
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Sherry Boone ties a ribbon of remembrance on the iron fence outside of St. Paul's Chapel on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001 in New York City.

(Spencer Platt - AFP/Getty Images)
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At the memorial pool, Vasantha Velamuri mourns at the sight of her husband's name, Sankara Sastry Velamuri, who died in the World Trade Center.

(Pool - AFP/Getty Images)
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San Diego City firefighter William McLaughlin pauses as he looks at a memorial for the 343 New York firefighters who died during the Sept. 11 terror attacks. September 11, 2011 in New York City.

(Justin Sullivan - AFP/Getty Images)
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A man is searched before entering the World Trade Center site for the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001.

(Spencer Platt - AFP/Getty Images)
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Visitors rub the names of victims inscribed on the National 9/11 Memorial during the tenth anniversary ceremonies of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City.

(Pool - AFP/Getty Images)
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A woman cries while looking at the names inscribed at the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial during the 10th anniversary ceremonies at the site of the World Trade Center September 11, 2011, in New York.

(Justin Lane - AFP/Getty Images)
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Sherry Boone attends ceremonies at the World Trade Center site for the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan on Sept. 11, 2001 in New York City.

(Spencer Platt - AFP/Getty Images)
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White roses laid by family members of victims of the attacks on the World Trade Centre in New York during the 10th anniversary ceremony at the Sept. 11 memorial garden in Grosvenor Square near to the U.S. Embassy in London, England.

(Pool - AFP/Getty Images)
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Six year-old Peter Samuelson wears a firefighter hat after a memorial service at Old St. Pat's Church to mark the tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City.

(Justin Sullivan - AFP/Getty Images)
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A Los Angeles firefighter touches the 23-ton, 22-foot-tall steel column that originally was part of the lobby structure of the World Trade Center during a remebrance ceremony for the tenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the nation at the Frank Hotchkin Memorial Training Center September 11, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.

(Kevork Djansezian - AFP/Getty Images)
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Retired Air Force Staff Sergeant Alicia Watkins of Washington, DC, places a Purple Heart medal next to the name of her friend, Army Sergeant Tamara Thurman, on the bronze plaque that bear the names of the victims at the 9/11 Memorial South Pool during the tenth anniversary ceremonies of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City.

(Chip Somodevilla - AFP/Getty Images)
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Family members visit the south memorial pool during the 10th anniversary ceremonies of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center site on September 11, 2011

(Pool - AFP/Getty Images)
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A military chorus sings during a memorial service at the Pentagon September 11, 2011 in Arlington, Virginia.

(Brendan Smialowski - AFP/Getty Images)
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The annual "Tribute in Light" memorial that echos the shape of New York's World Trade Center twin towers is illuminated during the 10th Anniversary of Sept. 11. Bayonne, New Jersey.

(Stan Honda - AFP/Getty Images)
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