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9/11 victims' families hold on to keepsakes

JoAnn Cross with the Ford F-150 truck her

JoAnn Cross with the Ford F-150 truck her late husband bought just two weeks before his death. JoAnn's husband, Dennis Cross, a firefighter, died during the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. Photo Credit: Newsday/Alejandra Villa

Families hold on to keepsakes that remind them of their loved ones lost on Sept. 11.

Winston Arthur Grant lost his life on 9/11
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Winston Arthur Grant lost his life on 9/11 and his wife Joyce Grant, of West Hempstead, holds the last image of him seen going down a flight of stairs in Tower One. (Aug. 16, 2011)

Kenneth Fairben keeps a black Gillette safety razor
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Kenneth Fairben keeps a black Gillette safety razor on the bathroom sink of his Floral Park home. The razor has been in the same spot since Sept. 11, 2001, the last morning his son, Keith, used it before waliking out the front door to his job as a paramedic in Manhattan.

Christine Anchundia holds a copy of the devotional
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Christine Anchundia holds a copy of the devotional book she found on her son's bedside table in the weeks after his death in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. (Sept. 2, 2011)

Christine Anchundia reads from a copy of the
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Christine Anchundia reads from a copy of the devotional book she found on her son's bedside table in the weeks after his death in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. As she was cleaning out his apartment, she found a bookmark on a Sept. 10 reading titled “Who Can Fathom Eternity?" (Sept. 2, 2011)

JoAnn Cross with the Ford F-150 truck her
Photo Credit: Newsday/Alejandra Villa

JoAnn Cross with the Ford F-150 truck her late husband bought just two weeks before his death. JoAnn's husband, Dennis Cross, a firefighter, died during the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

JoAnn Cross holds her late husband's wedding band.
Photo Credit: Newsday/Alejandra Villa

JoAnn Cross holds her late husband's wedding band. JoAnn's husband, Dennis Cross, a firefighter, died during the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. (Sept. 2, 2011)

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