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.”

Tania Garcia of Florida, who lost her sister Marlyn Garcia during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, comforts Cathy Pepe of Yorktown Heights, N.Y., who lost her husband, Salvatore, during the attacks, during a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of 9/11 at the National Sept. 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York. (AP Photo/The Record of Bergen County, Chris Pedota, Pool)

Tania Garcia of Florida, who lost her sister Marlyn Garcia during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, comforts Cathy Pepe of Yorktown Heights, N.Y., who lost her husband, Salvatore, during the attacks, during a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of 9/11 at the National Sept. 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York. (AP Photo/The Record of Bergen County, Chris Pedota, Pool)

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