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9/11 Ceremony At American Legion [Video]

I'll never forget that day.  I was pregnant with my first, Emma.  I was at work, and I'll never forget the moment.  I was terrified, angry and so so sad.

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Patriotic Tribute In Green Bay

On today, the eve of the 10th anniversary of 9/11 - here's a wonderful tribute from the Packers/Saints game Thursday night.  May we never forget.

 

National 9/11 Flag
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National 9/11 Flag Touring the United States

After the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center, one of the largest American flags damaged during the attacks continued to fly above the resulting wreckage during the clean-up efforts.

Seven years later, that flag, dubbed the National 9/11 Flag, was sewn back together by tornado survivors in Greensburg, Kansas, and has also been stitched by World War II veterans, survivors of the Ft. Hood, Texas rampage, and Martin Luther King Jr.’s family.

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The 9/11 Memorial: Past, Present and Future
The 9/11 Memorial: Past, Present and Future
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The 9/11 Memorial iPad App Traces World Trade Center’s Past, Present and Future

In honor of the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, Steve Rosenbaum, a documentary film producer and web developer, has created an app called The 9/11 Memorial: Past, Present and Future.

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Etsy seller FlaskMob
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September 11 Commemorative Items – Which Go Too Far?

With every historical tragedy comes an array of items honoring victims of the event, and September 11 is no different.

In the 10 years since the attacks, a slew of products have been created to commemorate the tragic events of the day — with some being less tactful than others.

Do these goods (like a flask depicting Superman at ground zero or an engraved handgun) really honor September 11 — or do they go too far? You decide:

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New Video Emerges of United Flight 93 Crash Aftermath on September 11 [VIDEO]

A few days ahead of the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, a new home video showing the aftermath of United Flight 93′s crash into a Pennsylvania field has been released.

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What Do Americans Think About Sacrificing Rights to Fight Terrorism After 9/11?

The terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 left an indelible mark on Americans. But even as the first responders climbed through the rubble in New York, Washington, DC and Pennsylvania, the country embarked on a “War on Terror.” With that war came years of conflict in Afghanistan and Iraq, indefinite detention of terror suspects without charges or trial, enhanced interrogation techniques, extraordinary rendition and the passage of the USA Patriot Act.

Ten years later, Americans are still wondering if it was wise to sacrifice some privacy and freedoms in order to fight terrorism.

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Gwyneth Paltrow Credited with Saving Woman’s Life on September 11

 

There are lots of ways to save a life. You can donate blood, volunteer at an animal shelter or, apparently, almost run someone over as she’s on her way to certain doom.

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This Day in History for June 16 – First Woman Cosmonaut and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1858 – Senate candidate Abraham Lincoln declares “a house divided against itself cannot stand” (More info)

1903 – The Ford Motor Company is incorporated (More info)

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By: Chip Somodevilla Collection: Getty Images News
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My Take On The Osama Bin Laden News

In 20 years, will our kids be saying “Where were you when you got the news Osama was killed”? Who knows. What we do know is that they will be asking “Where were you on September 11th, 2001.”

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