9/11 Tribute in Light

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I wanted to find something to commemorate 9/11, but until I saw this nothing really came to mind except my Remembering 9/11 mosaic that I made last year.

Tribute in Light

The National September 11 Memorial is a tribute of remembrance and honor to the nearly 3,000 people killed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center site, near Shanksville, Pa., and at the Pentagon, as well as the six people killed in the World Trade Center bombing in February 1993.

The Tribute in Light is an art installation of 88 searchlights placed next to the site of the World Trade Center to create two vertical columns of light in remembrance of the September 11 attacks. It is produced annually by The Municipal Art Society of New York. It initially ran as a temporary installation from March 11 to April 14, 2002, and was launched again in 2003 to mark the second anniversary of the attack. As of 2010, it has been repeated every year on September 11.

This simple microscale New York skyline by Kristi is a fitting tribute.

My thoughts go out to all the families that lost loved ones on that fateful day.

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