September 11, 2012
John Moore photo

Tina Grazioso, left, looks at the name of her husband, John Grazioso, who died in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, during the 11th anniversary observance of the attacks at the World Trade Center Memorial in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. At right is John Grazioso’s sister, Carolee Azzarello.

Mary Altaffer photo

Sofia, Dominick, and Maureen Esposito, left to right, listen as the name of their relative Frankie Esposito is read during the observance of the eleventh anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center,Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 in New York.

Chang Lee photo

Judy Parisio, right, and Linda Malbrba, left, make a copy of the engraved name of their niece, Frances Ann Cilente, who worked and died at the World Trade Center as the giant flag came down at 1 World Trade Center during the commemoration ceremony of the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks by the North Pool at World Trade Center in New York on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.

Pablo Monsivais photo

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama join members of the White House staff during a moment of silence to mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept, 11th, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.

Justin Lane photo

Scott Willens, who joined the United States Army three days after the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, pauses by the South Pool of the World Trade Center Memorial during the 11th anniversary observance, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 in New York.

Justin Lane photo

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 a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.

Todd Maisel photo

Alicia Watkins remembers a friend who died at the Pentagon during a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.

Julio Cortez photo

Marcio Rodriguez holds a United States flag as he pays respects in front of the construction site of One World Trade Center during the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, in New York.

Chang Lee photo

Judy Parisio places a small U.S. flag on the engraved name of her niece, Frances Ann Cilente who worked and died at the World Trade Center, during the commemoration ceremony of the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks by the North Pool at World Trade Center in New York on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.

Chris Pedota photo

A small American flag is inserted in a name engraved at the north reflecting pool of World Trade Center Memorial, during observances on the 11th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, in New York, Tuesday Sept. 11, 2012.

Carolyn Kaster photo

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama hold hands as they walk back to the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, after joining members of the White House staff during a moment of silence to mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept, 11th.

Carolyn Kaster photo

President Barack Obama, flanked by Defense Defense Leon Panetta, left, and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey, place their hands over their hearts at the Pentagon Memorial,Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, during a ceremony to mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.