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By On This Day in NYC's History

ALWAYS REMEMBER, NEVER FORGET

On September 11, 2001: Two hijacked airplanes crashed into the World Trade Center, while another targeted the Pentagon in Arlington, VA and one more crashed down in a field in Pennsylvania. A total of 2,996 people were killed in the coordinated attacks.

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10 YEARS LATER

On September 11, 2011: A dedication ceremony was held at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum on the 10th anniversary of the attacks. The memorial opened to the public the next day.

Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

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