The 20th anniversary of 9/11 will be celebrated by people around the world and in the United States on Saturday.
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Nearly 3000 people were killed when 19 hijackers crashed planes into towers at the World Trade Center, Pentagon, Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and an empty field in Shanksville.
On Saturday, relatives of victims of 9/11 gathered at Memorial Plaza to remember those who were killed. Relatives of victims were able to read the names of all those who died on that day, as well as the national anthem performed by the New York Youth Choir.
Bruce Springsteen performed “I’ll See You” in the World Trade Center Memorial Square.
The memorial in New York was attended by Presidents Joe Biden and Barack Obama, as well as Bill Clinton, whose wives stood beside them in despair.
Former President George W. Bush, and Vice President Kamala Harris spoke during the Flight 93 Memorial Observance Ceremony.
The former president praised Flight 93’s crew and passengers for their bravery in defending the Capitol of the United States.
He claimed that hijackers discovered that “a random group American is an exceptional group”
At 10:03 AM, the names of the victims will be read. This is the time when the plane crashed into an empty field in Pennsylvania.
The first lady was joined by President Joe Biden in a wreath-laying ceremony at Flight 93 Memorial.
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The annual World Trade Center “Tribute in Light”, a tribute to light, lit up New York City at sunset.
All events can be streamed live.