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In remembrance: September 11th anniversaries
 
A firefighter breaks down after the World Trade Center buildings collapsed on September 11, 2001, when two hijacked airplanes slammed into the buildings [Mario Tama/GALLO/GETTY]
Students from Catholic University in Washington comfort each other during a candlelight vigil marking the first anniversary of attacks at the Capitol Reflecting Pool in 2002 [Photo by Alex Wong/GALLO/GETTY]
A visitor to the temporary memorial at the crash site of Flight 93 writes a message of remembrance in 2003 to the passengers and crew who lost their lives on 9/11. The plane crashed into a rural field from the presumed target of the nation's capital, killing 40 people [Archie Carpenter/GALLO/GETTY]
Mourners hold up signs with photos of loved ones at 'Ground Zero' in New York during a ceremony in 2004 marking the third anniversary of the attacks [Stephen Chernin/GALLO/GETTY]
A US soldiers prays in 2005 at Baghram Air Field in Afghanistan during a ceremony marking the fourth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Military officers lauded the soldiers' sacrifice serving long tours of duty in Afghanistan after the US invasion in 2001 [John Moore/GALLO/GETTY]
Marine One, carrying then-President George Bush, leaves the crash site of Flight 93 after speaking to the families of the 40 victims at a memorial site in Shanksville, Pennsylvania in 2006 [Jeff Swensen/GALLO/GETTY]
A man holds a photo of New York City firefighter Lt John P Napolitano during a 2007 ceremony in New York commemorating the 9/11 attacks [John O'Boyle-Pool/GALLO/GETTY]
Then-Democratic US presidential nominee Senator Barack Obama and Republican US presidential nominee Senator John McCain greet family of the victims of 9/11 as they visit 'Ground Zero' on the seventh anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2008 in New York [Chad Rachman-Pool/GALLO/GETTY]
Firefighters and police officers gather at the reflecting pool as they pay their respects at 'Ground Zero' during a 9/11 memorial ceremony in 2009 in New York City [David Handschuh-Pool/GALLO/GETTY]
People look at the 9/11 'Tribute in Light' in downtown Manhattan from the Brooklyn borough of New York City in 2010[Chris Hondros/GALLO/GETTY]
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Each year, services are held across the United States to mark the anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks.


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