I would like to welcome you to ‘Ground Zero’ and thank you for being here.
I want to extend appreciation to the people who helped organize events for the Remembering September 11, 2001 ceremony today. A special thank you to all the people who helped donate and helped contribute to the funds.
I want to urge that in your September 11 reflections, you will remember
and the hope
that carried us through and also brought us together today.
Please raise your hand if you remember where you were or what you were doing on September 11, 2001.
The reason most people remember where they were almost a decade ago is that September 11, 2001 was such a profound day for so many reasons, no American of age at the time will ever forget it.
So what is it that most of us remember from that day?
Some will remember the tragedy,
or the destruction of the terrorists’ attacks,
others will remember the many acts of heroism by so many ordinary Americans,
some may recall how we came together as a nation,
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or even as a world in the aftermath;
whatever it is that you recall it is important.
Let’s remember, On September 11, 2001, in New York City there were a series of terrorist attacks upon the United States of America.
Four commercial passenger jet airliners were hijacked on that morning and two of the planes were crashed into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, causing the collapse of both towers within two hours.
The third aircraft was crashed into the Pentagon.
The brave men and women on fourth hijacked aircraft refused to let their plane or their deaths be used to hurt America. They died as heroes, as they retook the plane, crashing it into a field in Pennsylvania instead of allowing the hijacked plane to go on to its intended target, believed to be nearby Washington, D.C.
America learned a lot about heroes on September 11, 2001.
First responders, including police officers, firefighters, paramedics, and a host of off duty responders, construction workers, medical professionals, and everyday people risked their lives to help evacuate as many people as possible from the burning and badly damaged Twin Towers, as well as from the Pentagon.
Brave men and women lost their lives on September 11, along with the victims inside each building and aboard each plane.
They were our neighbors,
They were our countrymen and our friends.
They were US that died that day.
At ground zero amid all of the chaos three New York City firefighters raised the American flag as a symbol of freedom.
It is our wish, that at this time of great disaster, and sorrow, American people can unite, to overcome the heartache and despair that the tragedy of the World Trade Center, and the Pentagon have instilled in our hearts and lives.
Behind me, you are looking at what some people believe is a miracle.
Two days after the disaster, a construction worker found several perfectly formed crosses planted upright in a pit in the rubble of the heavily damaged World Trade Center. The large, cross-shaped metal beams just happened to fall that way when one of the towers collapsed.
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As word of the find spread at ground zero, exhausted and emotionally overwhelmed rescue workers were flocking to the site to pray and meditate.
People have a very emotional reaction when they see it. Many are amazed to see something like that in all the disarray. There’s no symmetry to anything down there, except those crosses.
It is difficult to believe that so much time has passed — it seems like yesterday — since we heard those first unbelievable reports that a plane, then another plane, had crashed into the buildings of the World Trade Center and Pentagon.
Let us never forget the Innocents of the victims,
the Courage of the rescuers,
the Pride of our people,
and the Hope over fear in our world that took place on September 11th, 2001.