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Names of victims etched into the parapets of the reflecting pools. Flickr/Phillip Kalantzis Cope
Bridget Leahy  |  October 13, 2011 12:49 PM | 1 Comment
The 9/11 Memorial, "Reflecting Absence," officially opened on the 10th anniversary of the attacks. Here's how to plan and prepare your visit.
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Sam Lewis  |  September 9, 2011 9:39 AM | 1 Comment
MetroFocus asked our readers to respond to this question: Is there an image, place or object that instantly brings back your experience on or after 9/11?
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John Farley  |  September 7, 2011 12:16 PM | 1 Comment
Photographer Camilo Jose Vergara documented the Twin Towers for 40 years before they fell on Sept. 11. Historian Anthony Robbins remembers when the towers were not so beloved. LOOK and LISTEN with our photo gallery and podcast.
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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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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