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People gathered at the East Northport Fire Department for a memorial service for the ninth year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. (Sept. 11, 2010)

LI remembers 9/11 nine years later

Nine years after the Sept. 11 attacks, Long Islanders memorialize the tragedy during several events.
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In Lindenhurst, Maureen Moore is consoled by family
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In Lindenhurst, Maureen Moore is consoled by family as she remembers her daughter, Tara Moore Debek, who passed away on September 11, 2001.

People gather at the site of the 911
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People gather at the site of the 911 memorial garden in Lindenhurst to remember those who lost or gave their lives on September 11, 2001. (September 11, 2010)

People gather at the site of the 911
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People gather at the site of the 911 memorial garden in Lindenhurst to remember those who lost or gave their lives on September 11, 2001. (September 11, 2010)

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People gather at the site of the 911
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People gather at the site of the 911 memorial garden in Lindenhurst to remember those who lost or gave their lives on September 11, 2001. (September 11, 2010)

People gathered at the East Northport Fire Department
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People gathered at the East Northport Fire Department Saturday, Sept.11, 2010, for a memorial service for the ninth year anniversary of the 9-11-01 World Trade Center attacks. (Photo by John Dunn)

People gathered at the East Northport Fire Department
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People gathered at the East Northport Fire Department Saturday, Sept.11, 2010, for a memorial service for the ninth year anniversary of the 9-11-01 World Trade Center attacks. Members of the East Northport Fire Department salute during the memorial. (Photo by John Dunn)

People gathered at the East Northport Fire Department
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People gathered at the East Northport Fire Department for a memorial service for the ninth year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. (Sept. 11, 2010)

People gathered at the East Northport Fire Department
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People gathered at the East Northport Fire Department for a memorial service for the ninth year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. (Sept. 11, 2010)

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People gathered at the East Northport Fire Department
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People gathered at the East Northport Fire Department for a memorial service for the ninth year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. (Sept. 11, 2010)

People gathered at the East Northport Fire Department
(Credit: John Dunn)

People gathered at the East Northport Fire Department for a memorial service for the ninth year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. (Sept. 11, 2010)

People gathered at the East Northport Fire Department
(Credit: John Dunn)

People gathered at the East Northport Fire Department for a memorial service for the ninth year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. (Sept. 11, 2010)

People gathered at the East Northport Fire Department
(Credit: John Dunn)

People gathered at the East Northport Fire Department for a memorial service for the ninth year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. (Sept. 11, 2010)

People gathered at the East Northport Fire Department
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People gathered at the East Northport Fire Department for a memorial service for the ninth year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. (Sept. 11, 2010)

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People gathered at the East Northport Fire Department
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People gathered at the East Northport Fire Department for a memorial service for the ninth year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. (Sept. 11, 2010)

People gathered at the East Northport Fire Department
(Credit: John Dunn)

People gathered at the East Northport Fire Department for a memorial service for the ninth year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. (Sept. 11, 2010)

Firefighters line the beach during a memorial after
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Firefighters line the beach during a memorial after a ceremony at Point Lookout, N.Y. (Sept. 11, 2010)

Paul Russer, with the Freeport Fire Department, places
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Paul Russer, with the Freeport Fire Department, places a flower at a memorial after a ceremony at Point Lookout, N.Y. (Sept. 11, 2010)

People attend a ceremony at Point Lookout, N.Y.
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People attend a ceremony at Point Lookout, N.Y. (Sept. 11, 2010)

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Flags surround a memorial after a ceremony at
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Flags surround a memorial after a ceremony at Point Lookout, N.Y. (Sept. 11, 2010)

Michael Sauer, with the Woodmere Fire Department, stands
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Michael Sauer, with the Woodmere Fire Department, stands with his son Nicholas, 7, at a memorial before a ceremony at Point Lookout, N.Y. (Sept. 11, 2010)

Michael Sauer, with the Woodmere Fire Department, stands
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Michael Sauer, with the Woodmere Fire Department, stands with his son Nicholas, 7, at a memorial before a ceremony at Point Lookout, N.Y. (Sept. 11, 2010)

People place flags at a memorial after a
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People place flags at a memorial after a ceremony at Point Lookout, N.Y. (Sept. 11, 2010)

A woman holds a flower as people gather
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A woman holds a flower as people gather for the September 11th Seaside 9/11 Memorial program at Point Lookout Beach. (Sept. 11, 2010)

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The sun rises behind two 15-foot tall chrome
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The sun rises behind two 15-foot tall chrome towers, a replica of the World Trade Center, prior to September 11th Seaside 9/11 Memorial program at Point Lookout Beach. (Sept. 11, 2010)

People arrive to the September 11th Seaside 9/11
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People arrive to the September 11th Seaside 9/11 Memorial program of solace, reflection, healing and hope at Point Lookout Beach. (Sept. 11, 2010)

Participants begin to gather around the two 15-foot
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Participants begin to gather around the two 15-foot tall chrome towers, a replica of the World Trade Center, prior to September 11th Seaside 9-11 Memorial program at Point Lookout Beach. (Sept. 11, 2010)

A woman remembers her husband during a ceremony
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A woman remembers her husband during a ceremony in Eisenhower Park to commemorate the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. (Sept. 7, 2010)

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano hosts a
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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano hosts a sunset ceremony in Eisenhower Park to commemorate the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. (Sept. 11, 2010)

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano hosts a
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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano hosts a sunset ceremony in Eisenhower Park to commemorate the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. (Sept. 7, 2010)

Kamee Lachhman of Valley Stream remembers her husband,
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Kamee Lachhman of Valley Stream remembers her husband, Amarnauth Lachhman, during a ceremony in Eisenhower Park to commemorate the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. (Sept. 7, 2010)

Kamee Lachhman of Valley Stream remembers her husband,
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Kamee Lachhman of Valley Stream remembers her husband, Amarnauth Lachhman, during a ceremony in Eisenhower Park to commemorate the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. (Sept. 7, 2010)

Michele Sherry Mosca of Merrick remembers her brother
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Michele Sherry Mosca of Merrick remembers her brother John Sherry during a ceremony in Eisenhower Park to commemorate the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. (Sept. 7, 2010)

Michele Sherry Mosca of Merrick remembers her brother
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Michele Sherry Mosca of Merrick remembers her brother John Sherry during a ceremony in Eisenhower Park to commemorate the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. (Sept. 7, 2010)

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Kamee Lachhman of Valley Stream remembers her husband,
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Kamee Lachhman of Valley Stream remembers her husband, Amarnauth Lachhman, during a ceremony in Eisenhower Park to commemorate the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. (Sept. 7, 2010)

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