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9/11/2011


As of September 11, 2011, Osama Bin Laden has been killed and construction on the new World Trade Center has already risen to 80 of its 104 planned floors. Beside it, Ground Zero has become a place to honor to the nearly 3,000 who lost their lives to terrorism. Every American remembers exactly where they were and what they were doing when they heard of the attacks.

 

 

No Room For Heroes


According to CNN , the men and women who were first on the scene of the 9/11 terrorist attacks are not invited the 10th anniversary memorial ceremony: The first responders are not invited to this year’s September 11 memorial ceremony at ground zero, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s office confirmed Monday. It’s a painful insult for many of the approximately 3,000 men and women who risked their lives, limbs and lungs on that monumental day, puncturing another hole in a still searing wound. In a statement, Bloomberg spokesman Andrew Brent said the commemoration ceremony is for the victims’ families.