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September 11, 2012
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Rosario Tejada, right, of Columbia makes as rubbing of the name of her nephew, Wilder Gomez, of the Queens borough of New York, who died in the north tower of the World Trade Center. She is attending the observances held on the eleventh anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, in New York, Tuesday Sept. 11, 2012.

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Friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center gather for a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.

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A firefighter makes a rubbing of a victim’s name as friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center gather for a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.

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Maria Rodriguez sits with photos of her son-in-law Emilio Ortiz as friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center gather for a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.

Jason Decrow photo

Friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center gather for a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.

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Alicia Watkins, of Washington, DC, makes a rubbing of a friend’s name at the South Pool of the World Trade Center Memorial during the 11th anniversary observance at the site in New York, Tuesday Sept. 11, 2012.

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Police officers of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, carry an American flag that flew over at the World Trade Center towers, during the 11th anniversary ceremonies at the site of the World Trade Center, in New York, Tuesday Sept. 11, 2012.