New York Remembers 9/11

The nation is commemorating the anniversary of the 2001 attacks which resulted in the deaths of nearly 3,000 people after two hijacked planes crashed into the World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia and one crash landed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

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Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani, left, and NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremony marking the 12th Anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York,Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. The nation is commemorating the anniversary of the 2001 attacks which resulted in the deaths of nearly 3,000 people after two hijacked planes crashed into the World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia and one crash landed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
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Kayla Fallon, daughter of William Fallon who perished in Tower One when she was 8 years old, reacts as she attends ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site on September 11, 2013 in New York City. The former location of the Twin Towers has been turned into the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, left, and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, right, at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremony marking the 12th Anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York,Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. David Handschuh/New York Daily News/POOL
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Relatives and friends at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremony marking the 12th Anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York,Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. David Handschuh/New York Daily News/POOL
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Singer and New Yorker Billy Joel (C), rides with members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), motorcycle club on September 11, 2013 in New York City.
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First responders gather next to Ground Zero for a ceremony for 9/11 victims on September 11, 2013 in New York City.
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A flower lies atop names of victims at the 9/11 Memorial on September 10, 2013 in New York City. Tomorrow marks the 12th anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001 that killed almost 3,000 people. The 9/11 Memorial has become a major tourist attraction for visitors to New York City.
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Visitors to the 9/11 Memorial look towards the mostly-completed One World Trade tower on September 10, 2013 in New York City. Tomorrow marks the 12th anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001 that killed almost 3,000 people. The 9/11 Memorial has become a major tourist attraction for visitors to New York City.
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Showkatara Sharif, of Chantilly, Virginia, stands next to the engraving of her daughter's name, Shakila Yasmin, at the edge of the North Pool at the 9/11 Memorial during memorial ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan on September 11, 2013 in New York City.
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Daniel Henry, a Port Authority of New York/New Jersey police officer, pauses during a moment of silence at 9:01 am EDT, at the South reflecting pool at the 9/11 Memorial.
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A photograph of a 9/11 victim lies atop the 9/11 Memorial on September 10, 2013 in New York City. Tomorrow marks the 12th anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001 that killed almost 3,000 people. The 9/11 Memorial has become a major tourist attraction for visitors to New York City.
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Family members of Ji Yao Justin Zhao pay their respect to him at the South Poll of the 9/11 Memorial during ceremony marking the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013.
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The sun rises along the edge of the North Pool during memorial ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site on September 11, 2013 in New York City.
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Relatives at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremony marking the 12th Anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York,Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. David Handschuh/New York Daily News/POOL
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TJ Neary pauses to remember his mother Mauriel Siskocoulos at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site on September 11, 2013 in NYC.
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New York City's Tribute In Light shines in Manhattan (R) as a Brooklyn subway passes on the eve of the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center on September 10, 2013 in New York City. New York City and the nation will commemorate the eleventh anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks, which resulted in the deaths of nearly 3,000 people after two hijacked planes crashed into the World Trade Center towers, one into the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia and one into a field outside OF Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
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New York City's Tribute In Light shines near One World Trade Center in Manhattan on the eve of the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center on September 10, 2013 in New York City.
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Jeana Fossali, a close family member of Police Officer John William Perry traces his name engraved in the South Pool at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site on September 11, 2013 in New York City. Secretary of State John Kerry said in a letter to employees that the memories of the Sept. 11 attacks make the day “like none other."
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A Port Authority police officer stands guard next to the names of the fallen officers at the South Pool as another (L) pays his respects during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site on September 11, 2013 in New York City.
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Family members of Jason Defazio who perished in Tower One visit the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site on September 11, 2013 in New York City.
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Relatives at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremony marking the 12th Anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York,Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. David Handschuh/New York Daily News/POOL
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Steven Campbell pauses to remember his wife Jill Maurer-Campbell during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site on September 11, 2013 in New York City.
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Gail Silke and her niece Erica Tierney trace the name of Gail's brother Steven Bristoll who worked as a police officer at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies marking the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York. September 11, 2013. Alejandra Villa/Newsday/POOL Steven Bristoll
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A woman gazes at the One World Trade Center as church bells toll for 9/11 victims on September 11, 2013 in New York City.
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A visitor to the 9/11 Memorial photographs the mostly-completed One World Trade tower on September 10, 2013 in New York City. Tomorrow marks the 12th anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001 that killed almost 3,000 people.
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