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Today marks 17 years since September 11th happen. This is one historic event that changed the shape of America. Please keep all the families who have lost their loved ones in your thoughts and prayers.

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Here's a little background about what happened on 9/11/2001:

  • At 8:46 AM, a jet, apparently Flight 11, slammed into the northeast face of the tower, creating an impact hole that extended from the 92nd to 98th floors.
  • The North Tower began its precipitous collapse at 10:28 AM.
  • Later on, at 9:03 AM, a jet, apparently Flight 175, slammed into the southwest face of the tower, creating an impact hole that extended from the 78th to 84th floors
  • The South Tower began its precipitous collapse at 9:59 AM
  • At about 9:37 AM a jetliner, presumably American Airlines Flight 77, flew toward the western face of the Pentagon and exploded as it smashed through the the facade, primarily on the first floor.
  • At 10:06 AM, Flight 93 went down near Somerset, PA. United Airlines Flight 93 was the plane that crashed in Pennsylvania, short of its alleged target, the Capital.

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Below is a picture of the "Freedom Tower" also known as "One World Trade Center". One World Trade Center is the main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center complex in Lower Manhattan, New York City. It is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and the sixth-tallest in the world.

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Every year I'll watch videos of what was happening and the aftermath on YouTube. It's always an eye opener to see that footage. Last year I recall seeing something by Casey Neistat that showed good footage.
It's crazy to see how much our country is still impacted by 9/11 because a few years ago when I was still in highschool, it was a topic in my history class.
My heart still hurts to see so many innocent people killed the way they were. Let's at least be thankful it's not an everyday occurrence. Thanks for this post, Famous, it's always so scary but so important to remember what happened on that horrible day.
Let's not forget to be forever thankful of all the firefighters and first responders who risked their lives that day and continue to risk their lives for the betterment of others.
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Such a sad and horrific event. Prayers to all of the families. I was very young only 3 years old.
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Prayers to all who was involved and there family's
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Thanks for the post Famous, really appreciate the time and effort you put into this.

Never forget.
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Amazing tribute post man honestly well done and thank you.

I have had the pleasure of actually viewing the memorial site in person and to take it in and pay my respects. And its just insane, much love to all the families and people affected by this horrible event.
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A sad part of this is high school seniors weren't alive for this terrible event. We must remind the young ones of Terrorism or else history will repeat itself.
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Man I was in first grade when this happened. My elementary school was within 15 miles of Logan Airport in Boston and we heard air raid sirens and were told our parents were coming to get us. Such a sad day for this country.
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R.I.P To all the lives lost
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Great post Famous, we will never forget, R.I.P.
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