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Ground Zero ceremonies on 9/11/11

Family members listen to the reading of the

Family members listen to the reading of the names during the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks at Ground Zero. (Sept. 11, 2011) Photo Credit: Newsday/Alejandra Villa

Images from the ceremonies in lower Manhattan on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

Mary Beth Murphy hugs her daughter Karrin
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Mary Beth Murphy hugs her daughter Karrin as family members read the names of 9/11 victims at the World Trade Center. (Sept. 11, 2011)

An American flag on display during the 9/11
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An American flag on display during the 9/11 ceremony at the World Trade Center. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Robert Peraza, who lost his son Robert David
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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. (Sept. 11, 2011)

A family member holds up a photograph of
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A family member holds up a photograph of New York City firefighter Gregory Sikorsky, killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, at the 9/11 Memorial plaza during the 10th anniversary ceremony. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Family members read the names of 9/11 victims
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Family members read the names of 9/11 victims at the World Trade Center. (Sept. 11, 2011)

A New York City police officer salutes at
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A New York City police officer salutes at the north pool of the Sept. 11 memorial as the national anthem is sung during the 10th anniversary ceremonies. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Former first lady Laura Bush, former President George
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Former first lady Laura Bush, former President George W. Bush, first lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama at the north pool of the 9/11 memorial. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Julie Jalbert-Pitt, left, who lost her father, Robert
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Julie Jalbert-Pitt, left, who lost her father, Robert Jalbert, on 9/11, holds her daughter, Campbell Pitt, 8 months, next to the name of her father during the 10th anniversary ceremonies at the site of the World Trade Center. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Finn Straine, 12, left, and his brother Charlie
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Finn Straine, 12, left, and his brother Charlie Straine, 10, stand by the name of their father, James Straine Jr., who worked for Cantor Fitzgerald and died in the Sept. 11, 2001 World Trade Center attacks.

Family members gather at the World Trade Center
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Family members gather at the World Trade Center Memorial site during the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Family members listen to the reading of the
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Family members listen to the reading of the names during the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks at Ground Zero. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Rita Agnelo touches the name of her son,
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Rita Agnelo touches the name of her son, Joseph Agnelo, who was killed during the World Trade Center attacks as she attends 10th anniversary ceremony. (Sept. 11, 2011)

A family gathers beside the name of their
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A family gathers beside the name of their loved one at the ceremony for the 10th anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Family members gather at the World Trade Center
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Family members gather at the World Trade Center site during the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. (Sept. 11, 2011)

A picture of one of the victims of
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A picture of one of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks is held above the crowd at Ground Zero during the reading of the names to honor the victims. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Mourners pay their respects at the north pool
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Mourners pay their respects at the north pool of the National September 11 Memorial during a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks at the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan. (Sept. 11, 2011)

A girl cries before reading her father's name
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A girl cries before reading her father's name as the victims of 9/11 are remembered during a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site. (Sept. 11, 2011)

A visitor to the National Sept. 11 memorial
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A visitor to the National Sept. 11 memorial makes an impression of a name on a master sheet containing the names of all those killed on Sept. 11, 2001. (Sept. 11, 2011)

A woman carries a remembrance of a relative
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A woman carries a remembrance of a relative at the World Trade Center site. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Family members at the names etched at the
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Family members at the names etched at the south reflecting pool during 10th anniversary ceremonies at the Sept. 11 memorial. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Family members listen to the reading of the
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Family members listen to the reading of the names during the 10th anniversary the Sept. 11 attacks on Manhattan. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Overflow crowds on Church Street watch as names
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Overflow crowds on Church Street watch as names are read aloud at the 9/11 anniversary ceremony in Manhattan. (Sept. 11, 2011)

A woman gets emotional while looking at the
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A woman gets emotional while looking at the names inscribed at the north pool of the 9/11 memorial during 10th anniversary ceremonies at Ground Zero. (Sept. 11, 2011)

New York police and firefighters and Port Authority
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New York police and firefighters and Port Authority police salute during the singing of the "Star-Spangled Banner." (Sept. 11, 2011)

A New York City police officer stands guard
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A New York City police officer stands guard near the World Trade Center site. (Sept. 11, 2001)

A police officer listens to the reading of
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A police officer listens to the reading of the names during the 10th anniversary the Sept. 11 attacks. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Jesper Nielsen of Denmark wipes away tears at
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Jesper Nielsen of Denmark wipes away tears at the Sept. 11 10th anniversary ceremony in lower Manhattan. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Roses are placed on the names of firefighters
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Roses are placed on the names of firefighters engraved at the south pool of the National September 11 Memorial. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Names of those killed on 9/11 are seen
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Names of those killed on 9/11 are seen around a memorial pool at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site. (Sept. 11, 2011)

An American flag is presented during the 10th
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An American flag is presented during the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks at the lower Manhattan site of the World Trade Center. (Sept. 11, 2011)

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks during
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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks during a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the world Trade Center at the National September 11 Memorial in Manhattan. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and
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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and his wife, Judith Nathan, pay their respects at the north reflection pool at Ground Zero. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Former first lady Laura Bush, former president George
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Former first lady Laura Bush, former president George W. Bush, first lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama walks down steps after Obama spoke at the Ground Zero memorial. (Sept. 11, 2011)

An American flag hangs from the partially-built 1
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An American flag hangs from the partially-built 1 World Trade Center as President Barack Obama speaks during a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center site. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Family members listen to the reading of the
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Family members listen to the reading of the names at Ground Zero during the 10th anniversary the Sept. 11 attacks. (Sept. 11, 2011)

A little girl showing her patriotism gets a
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A little girl showing her patriotism gets a boost as names are read aloud at the Sept. 11 10th anniversary ceremony. (Sept. 11, 2011)

A New York firefighter pauses at the firefighters
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A New York firefighter pauses at the firefighters memorial wall that displays the names of victims of Sept. 11 at ground zero on the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York. (Sept. 11, 2011)

The Color Guard attends the ceremony honoring the
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The Color Guard attends the ceremony honoring the victims of the 10th anniversary the Sept. 11 attacks in Manhattan. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Christoffer Nybjerg Holsing, of Denmark, holds his dog
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Christoffer Nybjerg Holsing, of Denmark, holds his dog tags as names are read aloud during the 10th anniversary ceremony for the Sept. 11 attacks. (Sept. 11, 2011)

A person touches names of those lost in
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A person touches names of those lost in the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center on the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks in Manhattan. (Sept. 11, 2011)

The U.S. flag hangs on Freedom Tower during
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The U.S. flag hangs on Freedom Tower during 9/11's 10th anniversary commemoration ceremony. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Police and firefighters march in formation and carry
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Police and firefighters march in formation and carry a folded flag past a memorial pool at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Singer Paul Simon performs “Sounds of Silence” during
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Singer Paul Simon performs “Sounds of Silence” during the 10th anniversary commemoration of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks at the lower Manhattan site of the World Trade Center. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Family members of loved ones lost on 9/11
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Family members of loved ones lost on 9/11 attend the memorial service at Ground Zero. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Family members comfort one another at the 9/11
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Family members comfort one another at the 9/11 memorial service at Ground Zero. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Mike and Amanda Aviles console each other as
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Mike and Amanda Aviles console each other as they make their way to the 9/11 10th anniversary ceremony in lower Manhattan. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Family members attend the Sept. 11 memorial service
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Family members attend the Sept. 11 memorial service at Ground Zero on the 10th anniversary of the attacks. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Deanna Roepke, center, with her husband, Bill, behind
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Deanna Roepke, center, with her husband, Bill, behind her were engaged at the World Trade Center. The couple tries to hold back tears as names are read aloud at the Sept. 11 10th anniversary ceremony in lower Manhattan. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Boots of the fallen line the sidewalk outside
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Boots of the fallen line the sidewalk outside City Hall during the Sept. 11 10th anniversary ceremony in Manhattan. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Family members read the names of victims of
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Family members read the names of victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks during the 10th anniversary ceremony. (Sept. 11, 2011)

People observe a moment of silence during ceremonies
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People observe a moment of silence during ceremonies at the World Trade Center site for the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan in 2001. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Family members read the names of victims of
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Family members read the names of victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks during the 10th anniversary ceremony at the 9/11 memorial plaza. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Relatives gather at the 9/11 memorial in Manhattan
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Relatives gather at the 9/11 memorial in Manhattan for the official ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Family members listen to the reading of the
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Family members listen to the reading of the names at Ground Zero during the 10th anniversary the Sept. 11 attacks. (Sept. 11, 2011)

A woman carries a remembrance of a relative
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A woman carries a remembrance of a relative at the site of the World Trade Center. (Sept. 11, 2011)

The overflow crowd of the general public at
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The overflow crowd of the general public at Barclay and Church streets in lower Manhattan during the 9/11 ceremonies near Ground Zero. (Sept. 11, 2011)

James Taylor performs during a ceremony to mark
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James Taylor performs during a ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks at the site of the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Jocelyn Caballero, 10, of Levittown with her mom,
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Jocelyn Caballero, 10, of Levittown with her mom, Dawn, behind her, as they and others in the overflow crowd at Barclay and Church streets watch the service honoring the victims of the 9/11 attacks. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Lenny Crisci, left, of Holbrook and John Napolitano
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Lenny Crisci, left, of Holbrook and John Napolitano of Ronkonkoma on the corner of Church and Murray Streets in Manhattan. Crisci lost his brother, Lt. John Crisci from Haz-Mat 1; Napolitano lost his son, Lt. John P. Napolitano of FDNY Rescue 2. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Former first lady Laura Bush, former President George
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Former first lady Laura Bush, former President George W. Bush, first lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama observe a moment of silence at the National September 11 Memorial. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Christina Crisci, left, Mildred Crisci, Lenny Crisci and
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Christina Crisci, left, Mildred Crisci, Lenny Crisci and John Napolitano in Manhattan near Ground Zero before they attended the 10-year-anniversary ceremony of 9/11.

John Napolitano of Ronkonkoma lost his son, Lt.
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John Napolitano of Ronkonkoma lost his son, Lt. John P. Napolitano, of FDNY Rescue 2. (Sept. 11, 2011)

A woman looks at the names inscribed at
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A woman looks at the names inscribed at the north pool of the 9/11 memorial. (Sept. 11, 2011)

People gather at a ceremony marking the 10th
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People gather at a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center Sunday. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Former President George W. Bush embraces the family
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Former President George W. Bush embraces the family member of a victim of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks at the Sept. 11 memorial during the 10th anniversary ceremony. (Sept. 11, 2011)

New York Police, Fire and Port Authority officers
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New York Police, Fire and Port Authority officers assemble at the start of the 10th anniversary ceremonies at Ground Zero. (Sept. 11, 2011)

The north memorial pool, with 1 World Trade
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The north memorial pool, with 1 World Trade Center under construction at rear. (Sept. 11, 2011)

President Barack Obama touches the names etched into
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President Barack Obama touches the names etched into the memorial wall during his visit to Ground Zero. (Sept. 11, 2011)

A memorial ceremony honors nearly 3,000 victims of
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A memorial ceremony honors nearly 3,000 victims of the World Trade Center attacks. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Family members of victims of the Sept. 11
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Family members of victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks arrive at the 9/11 memorial plaza for the 10th anniversary ceremony. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Family members of victims of the Sept. 11
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Family members of victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks arrive at the 9/11 memorial plaza for the 10th anniversary ceremony. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Family members of victims of the Sept. 11
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Family members of victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks arrive at the 9/11 memorial plaza for the 10th anniversary ceremony. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Former U.S. President George W. Bush greets a
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Former U.S. President George W. Bush greets a man near the north pool of the 9/11 memorial. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Maria Crifasi pays respects at the site where
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Maria Crifasi pays respects at the site where the name of her her sister, Lucia Crifasi, is engraved at the north pool at the National September 11 Memorial for a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks at World Trade Center. (Sept. 11, 2011)

A police officer searches for a name on
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A police officer searches for a name on the wall around the north pool of the 9/11 memorial during the 10th anniversary ceremonies at the site of the World Trade Center. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Two people look out at the north pool
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Two people look out at the north pool of the 9/11 memorial during the 10th anniversary ceremonies at the site of the World Trade Center. (Sept. 11, 2011)

New York police and firefighters and Port Authority
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New York police and firefighters and Port Authority police line up at one of the entrances of 9/11 memorial plaza before the 10th anniversary ceremonies begin. (Sept. 11, 2011)

The ceremony at the World Trade Center Memorial
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The ceremony at the World Trade Center Memorial site nears at Ground Zero. (Sept. 11, 2011)

The ceremony at the World Trade Center memorial
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The ceremony at the World Trade Center memorial site near Ground Zero. (Sept. 11, 2011)

A police officer awaits the start of the
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A police officer awaits the start of the ceremony at Ground Zero. (Sept. 11, 2011)

The ceremony at the World Trade Center memorial
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The ceremony at the World Trade Center memorial site nears Ground Zero. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Family members gather at the World Trade Center
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Family members gather at the World Trade Center memorial site during the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Family members gather at the World Trade Center
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Family members gather at the World Trade Center memorial site during the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Family members gather at the World Trade Center
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Family members gather at the World Trade Center memorial site during the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Family members gather at the World Trade Center
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Family members gather at the World Trade Center memorial site during the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Family members gather at the World Trade Center
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Family members gather at the World Trade Center memorial site during the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Family members gather at the World Trade Center
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Family members gather at the World Trade Center memorial site during the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. (Sept. 11, 2011)

People begin to gather before 9/11 ceremony at
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People begin to gather before 9/11 ceremony at Ground Zero this morning in lower Manhattan. (Sept. 11, 2011)

People gather for 9/11 memorial ceremony at Ground
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People gather for 9/11 memorial ceremony at Ground Zero this morning in lower Manhattan. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Robert Peraza pays respects at the site where
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Robert Peraza pays respects at the site where the name of his son, Robert David Peraza, is engraved at the north pool at the National September 11 Memorial for a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks at World Trade Center. (Sept. 11, 2011)

The stage is prepared for 9/11 ceremony at
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The stage is prepared for 9/11 ceremony at Ground Zero early this morning in lower Manhattan. (Sept. 11, 2011)

The stage is prepared for 9/11 memorial ceremony
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The stage is prepared for 9/11 memorial ceremony at Ground Zero this morning in lower Manhattan. (Sept. 11, 2011)

The north pool at the National September 11
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The north pool at the National September 11 Memorial is seen at dawn before a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks at the World Trade Center. (Sept. 11, 2011)

The north pool at the National September 11
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The north pool at the National September 11 Memorial is seen at dawn before a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks at the World Trade Center. (Sept. 11, 2011)

One World Trade Center and the National September
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One World Trade Center and the National September 11 Memorial are seen before a planned ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks at the World Trade Center. (Sept. 11, 2011)

Christine Corday puts final touches on the name
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Christine Corday puts final touches on the name panels on the north pool at the National September 11 Memorial. (Sept. 11, 2011)

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