18 Years Since The September 11 Attacks, We Remember Those We Lost
To commemorate the 18th anniversary of the attacks on September 11, families gathered at ground zero where nearly 3,000 people died. An outpouring of grief fueled the area, once again, as the sound of a bell tolled in mourning and a list of names were recited.
The commemoration at ground zero this morning — which is now an annual rite of remembrance, as The New York Times points out, began with an honor guard carrying the flag.
As the Times report, Trump and first lady, Melania Trump, led a moment of silence at the White House before going to the Pentagon, where 64 people aboard a hijacked American Airlines jet were killed, along with 125 people in the building.
Meanwhile at ground zero, readers began reciting the names of the dead, one by one — brothers, sisters, cousins, mothers, husbands, wives.
Read more about the happenings at ground zero at The New York Times.
We at Hollywood Holler will always remember that fateful day, and will continue holding those we lost deeply in our hearts.