Today is the 13th anniversary of the September 11 attacks. A special tribute will take place at the 9/11 Memorial in New York City to honor those who lost their lives that day. Watch the memorial LIVE below.
Today, we all pause to remember the tragic events 13 years ago that changed the world. A commemoration ceremony is set to take place at the 9/11 Memorial Plaza to honor those who lost their lives on Sept. 11. You can watch the ceremony right here.
9/11 Anniversary: Live Stream Of The Memorial Ceremony
13 years later, almost everyone can still remember exactly where they were when they found out about the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. We’ll never forget those who lost their lives that day, from the victims on the planes and in the buildings to the first responders.
Today, to honor the innocent lives lost, the official 9/11 Memorial will hold a ceremony. You can watch a live stream right here.
This is the official schedule of events for the day, according to the 9/11 Memorial site:
8:46 a.m.: Citywide moment of silence, in observance of the first plane striking the North Tower; families of victims of 2001 and 1993 attacks will begin reading the names
9:03 a.m.: Moment of silence in observance of the second plane striking the South Tower
9:37 a.m.: Moment of silence in observance of Flight 77 striking the Pentagon
9:59 a.m.: Moment of silence in observance of the South Tower falling
10:03 a.m.: Moment of silence in observance of Flight 93 crashing near Shanksville, Pa.
10:28 a.m.: Moment of silence in observance of the North Tower falling
President Obama Leads Emotional 9/11 Museum Dedication
On May 15, President Obama, along with 9/11 survivors and many of the victims’ loved ones, helped officially open the new 9/11 Memorial Museum at Ground Zero in New York City. The President spoke about how the day was SO tragic, but could not destroy the strong spirit of this nation.
“Nothing can ever break us,” President Obama stated strongly as he toured the museum.
As we remember the Sept. 11 events 13 years later, our thoughts are with the victim’s families. We will never forget.
— Megan Ross