It’s been 20 years since the tragic events of September 11th, but for many, it still “feels like it was yesterday.”
On the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, people across the country are coming together to remember the nearly 3,000 lives lost and the countless others affected by the events of that fateful day.
For many, the memories are still fresh, the pain still raw. Whether they were in New York City, at the Pentagon, or watching the events unfold on television, the impact of 9/11 is something that will never be forgotten.
In New York City, the annual reading of the names of the victims will take place at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, with moments of silence and presentations honoring the first responders who risked and sacrificed their lives to save others.
In Washington, D.C., a ceremony will be held at the Pentagon Memorial to pay tribute to those who lost their lives there, as well as the brave men and women who responded to the attack.
Across the country, communities will gather for memorials, candlelight vigils, and other events to honor the memory of the victims and to reflect on the impact that 9/11 has had on the nation.
As the years go by, the phrase “feels like it was yesterday” continues to hold true for many who experienced the events of 9/11. The anniversary serves as a reminder of the resilience and strength of the American people in the face of tragedy, and a time to come together to honor and remember those who were lost.