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September 7, 2011 7:00 AM | Comments
My 9/11: Tens of thousands of people signed beams being used in the memorial with messages of hope, remembrance and resilience.
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Kenton Worcester  |  September 7, 2011 6:00 AM | 1 Comment
From healing yuks to raw political critiques, the fall of the Twin Towers resonated in a distinctive way with editorial cartoonists and comic book creators in the Tri-State area.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks before helping to plant the Survivor Tree at the World Trade Center site on Dec. 22, 2010. Bloomberg said Tuesday that since so much progress had been made on the site, it should no longer be called "Ground Zero." AP Photo/Mark Lennihan
Julie Shapiro for DNAinfo  |  September 6, 2011 2:07 PM | Comments
The mayor said in a speech on Wall Street Tuesday that construction at the World Trade Center site has made so much progress the name "Ground Zero" is no longer fitting. DNAinfo reports.
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Jason Cascone  |  September 6, 2011 12:34 PM | 8 Comments
Jason Cascone's first day of active duty as a firefighter was Sept. 11. Back then he felt despair, today he has a sense of pride.
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September 6, 2011 7:00 AM | Comments
My 9/11: My hope on the anniversary of 9/11 is that we remember that higher calling so many heard and acted upon.
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Laura van Straaten  |  August 25, 2011 5:52 PM | 5 Comments
Is there an image, place or object that instantly brings back your experience on or after 9/11? The MetroFocus staff shares their stories and images and asks for yours.
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Heather Grossmann  |  August 25, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments

“The Submission” imagines the uproar when a Muslim American architect is selected as the winner of an anonymous competition to design a memorial in the aftermath of a 9/11-like terrorist attack. Author Amy Waldman talks to MetroFocus about how the so-called “Ground Zero mosque” controversy affected her narrative and the roles Vietnam Memorial designer Maya Lin and real-life 9/11 memorial designer Michael Arad played in her novel.

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John Farley  |  August 24, 2011 6:00 AM | 21 Comments
A new curriculum developed by N.J. educators tries to help students understand the emotional and cultural significance of 9/11. VIDEO
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