Remembering 9|11, Memorializing a Decade

People from all over New York, the United States, and the world gathered somberly on the streets around the 1 World Trade Center construction site on Sunday to attend a public memorial service for the 10-year anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks. Attendees stood within pedestrian barricades to watch live broadcasts of the ceremony proceedings taking place within the newly built 9|11 memorial. Only family members of victims were allowed into the memorial for the commemorative events; the memorial began accepting general visitors the following day.

Spectators on Church St. viewing the live broadcast of the memorial, 11 September 2011.

Families enter the memorial services on Broadway, 11 September 2011.

Spectators were forced to undergo security screenings before proceeding south on Church to the memorial broadcast, 11 September 2011.

Spectators stand at the barricades to view the memorial broadcast on Church, 11 September 2011.Emergency personnel, military, and civil servants attended the ceremony broadcasts on Church St. on Sunday, 11 September 2011.

Attendees view the ceremony broadcast on Church St., 11 September 2011.

Attendees view the ceremony broadcast on Church St., 11 September 2011.

Attendees view the ceremony broadcast on Church St., 11 September 2011.

Attendees view the ceremony broadcast on Church St., 11 September 2011.

Attendees view the ceremony broadcast on Church St., 11 September 2011.

Attendees view the ceremony broadcast on Church St.. 11 September 2011.

Attendees view the ceremony broadcast on Church St., 11 September 2011.

Attendees view the ceremony broadcast on Church St., 11 September 2011.

Attendees view the ceremony broadcast on Church St., 11 September 2011.

Attendees view the ceremony broadcast on Church St., 11 September 2011.

Attendees view the ceremony broadcast on Church St., 11 September 2011.

Attendees view the ceremony broadcast on Church St., 11 September 2011.

Attendees view the ceremony broadcast on Church St., 11 September 2011.

Attendees view the ceremony broadcast on Church St., 11 September 2011.

Attendees view the ceremony broadcast on Church St., 11 September 2011.

Attendees view the ceremony broadcast on Church St., 11 September 2011.

Attendees view the ceremony broadcast on Church St., 11 September 2011.

Attendees of the ceremony broadcast on Church St., 11 September 2011.

Attendees view the ceremony broadcast on Church St., 11 September 2011.

Attendees view the ceremony broadcast on Church St., 11 September 2011.

Attendees view the ceremony broadcast on Church St., 11 September 2011.

Attendees to the ceremony broadcast on Church St., 11 September 2011.

Attendees on their way to the family member check-in on Broadway and Warren, 11 September 2011.

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