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Celebrities Pay Respect To Victims And First Responders On 9/11 Anniversary

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By Mike Walters

Today marks the anniversary of one of the darkest days in US history, it has been 18 years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and celebrities and famous citizens people are paying their respects.

On Sept. 11, 2001, 2,977 people were killed, and more than 6,000 people were injured after terrorists hijacked several airplanes and slammed them into the World Trade Center in New York.

Many people who lived, watched, and were affected by this event have taken to social media to pay their respects. Many have thanked the ones who rushed in that day and sacrificed their own lives to save others.

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The New York Fire Department who ascended into the darkness, and up into burning buildings, to save as many people as possible reflected on that day for their first responders.

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Today, a private ceremony is taking place at the Pentagon Memorial for survivors and families of those who were killed.

President Trump is scheduled to attend, and he'll speak to those gathered The public will be able to visit the memorial after the ceremony is concluded.

Moments of silence are scheduled across the country.


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