2,753 Empty Chairs In Bryant Park Honors Those Who Died On 9/11
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There are 2,753 empty chairs in Bryant Park in remembrance of those who perished in the World Trade Center attacks. When one woman saw the rows of empty chairs, she began to cry.
“My brother died, that is why I am crying,” she said. “It is a simple and touching memorial. I would like to thank the designer, it’s a nice way to remember my brother.”
Near the chairs is a row of manual typewriters where people can stop and record their thoughts about that awful day, asking New Yorkers “What would you like the world to remember about 9/11?”
“A lot of loss,” said Ivy Eig. “Tremendous loss, heartache.”
The exhibit was created by artist Sheryl Oring.
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