New York Today: A Day to Remember


Updated at 10:07 a.m.

Good morning on this somber Friday.

Today is the 14th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.

Events are scheduled throughout the day and across the city to pay tribute to those who died and honor the emergency workers.

Flags were lined up at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum on the 14th anniversary of the terror attacks. Credit Damon Winter/The New York Times

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At the National September 11 Memorial & Museum downtown, a moment of silence began the ceremonies at 8:46 a.m., the minute the first plane hit the towers.

Families of victims then began reading the names of those who were killed.

Others clutched framed photographs close to their chest or had the face of a loved one printed on their T-shirt.

Above the crowds of hundreds that gathered, posters bobbed. Some were designed with images of the towers and the American flag along with a photo of their relative, and others looked more homemade, like the one declaring in glittery block letters, “We love you! We miss you!”

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