Sept. 11 remembered

President Obama on Tuesday led the nation in paying tribute to the thousands of people who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001, noting that the “true legacy” of the attacks that day is “a safer world, a stronger nation and a people more united than ever before.”

President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, joined by members of the White House staff, pause during a moment of silence to mark the 11th anniversary of 9/11, on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, joined by members of the White House staff, pause during a moment of silence to mark the 11th anniversary of 9/11, on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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