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Never Forget: September 11 Ceremonies in Photos

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By Audrey Barrick , Christian Post Reporter
September 11, 2011|12:45 pm

Americans came together on Sunday to reflect on what President Obama has called a "difficult decade" following the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

Amid the tears and moments of silences for the nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives that day, the overwhelming feeling in observances throughout the country was that "America is stronger."

9/11 (Photo: REUTERS/Eric Thayer)

The World Trade Center site is seen before ceremonies marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, in New York September 11, 2011.

9/11 (Photo: REUTERS/Jim Young)

Family members of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center visit the North Pool during ceremonies marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks in New York September 11, 2011.

9/11 (Photo: REUTERS/David Handschuh)

New York City Police Officer Danny Shea, a military vet, salutes at the North pool of the National September 11 Memorial during tenth anniversary ceremonies at the World Trade Center site in New York, September 11, 2011.

9/11 (Photo: REUTERS/Larry Downing)

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks with victims' relatives as he visits the north pool of the World Trade Center site with first lady Michelle Obama, former President George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush (L) during ceremonies marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, in New York September 11, 2011.

9/11 (Photo: REUTERS/David Handschuh)

Robert Peraza finds the name of his son, Robert David Peraza, who died in the 9/11 attacks on New York, on a memorial wall prior to ceremonies at the site of the World Trade Center in New York, September 11, 2011.

9/11 (Photo: REUTERS/Robert Deutsch)

U.S. President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, former president George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush and their children are pictured at the North pool of the National September 11 Memorial during tenth anniversary ceremonies at the World Trade Center site in New York, September 11, 2011.

9/11 (Photo: REUTERS/Jason Cohn)

Dr. Jill Biden and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (R) touch the Flight 93 National Memorial name of Deborah Jacobs, as former U.S. president Bill Clinton (L) watches, during ceremonies marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attack conclude, in Shanksville, Pennsylvania September 10, 2011.

9/11 (Photo: REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

A heart made of small pebbles sits on a bench at the Pentagon Memorial at the site of the September 11, 2001, attack at the Pentagon near Washington, September 10, 2011. Each bench is placed in honor of a person who was killed in the attack, 59 passengers on American Airlines Flight 77 that crashed into the building and 125 people on the ground.

 

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