12 Years Later: New York Commemorates The 9/11 Attacks

New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
New York Fire Department firefighters Andrew Esposito (L) and his brother Michael Esposito (R) make a rubbing of their father's name, Michael A. Esposito, of the South reflecting pool at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site. (Photo by Stan Honda-Pool/Getty Images)
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
First responders gather for ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
A salvaged door from a New York Port Authority police car stands on display for ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site on September 11, 2013. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
People stand at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site on September 11, 2013. (Photo by David Handschuh-Pool/Getty Images)
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
Michelle Murray of Rockaway, New Jersey looks up while standing at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site. (Photo by David Handschuh-Pool/Getty Images)
A flower stands at the South reflecting pool at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site.  (Photo by Stan Honda-Pool/Getty Images)
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
A flower stands at the South reflecting pool at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site. (Photo by Stan Honda-Pool/Getty Images)
A flower stands at the South reflecting pool at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site. (Photo by Stan Honda-Pool/Getty Images)
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
Kayla Fallon, daughter of William Fallon who perished in Tower One when she was 8 years old, reacts as she attends ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site. (Photo by John Angelillo-Pool/Getty Images)
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
Hector Garcia of Brooklyn and his daughter Tania hold a placard with a photo of their daughter and sister Marlyn who died in the attacks as they attend ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site. (Photo by Chris Pedota-Pool/Getty Images)
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
A woman makes a rubbings of a name at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site. (Photo by David Handschuh-Pool/Getty Images)
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
People walk along the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan. (Photo by David Handschuh-Pool/Getty Images)
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
A Port Authority police officer (R) stands guard next to the names of the fallen officers at the South Pool as another (L) pays his respects during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site. (Photo by Mary Altaffer-Pool/Getty Images)
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
Jeana Fossali, a close family member of Police Officer John William Perry traces his name engraved in the South Pool at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site. (Photo by Mary Altaffer-Pool/Getty Images)
A note left on a name at the North Pool at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site on September 11, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Justin Lane-Pool/Getty Images)
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks A note left on a name at the North Pool at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site on September 11, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Justin Lane-Pool/Getty Images)
Flowers and pictures left along the North Pool at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site on September 11, 2013. (credit: Justin Lane-Pool/Getty Images)
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks Flowers and pictures left along the North Pool at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site on September 11, 2013. (credit: Justin Lane-Pool/Getty Images)
Port Authority Police Department recruit Tom McLaughlin observes a moment of silence at the South Pool of the 9/11 Memorial  during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site on September 11, 2013  (credit: Mary Altaffer-Pool/Getty Images)
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks Port Authority Police Department recruit Tom McLaughlin observes a moment of silence at the South Pool of the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site on September 11, 2013 (credit: Mary Altaffer-Pool/Getty Images)
One World Trade Center, 9/11 Memorial as seen from Chopper 880, Sept. 10, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
1 wtc2 One World Trade Center, 9/11 Memorial as seen from Chopper 880, Sept. 10, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
One World Trade Center, 9/11 Memorial as seen from Chopper 880, Sept. 10, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
One World Trade Center, 9/11 Memorial One World Trade Center, 9/11 Memorial as seen from Chopper 880, Sept. 10, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
One World Trade Center, 9/11 Memorial as seen from Chopper 880, Sept. 10, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
One World Trade Center, 9/11 Memorial One World Trade Center, 9/11 Memorial as seen from Chopper 880, Sept. 10, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)
One World Trade Center, Sept. 11, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)
One World Trade Center One World Trade Center, Sept. 11, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)
9/11 Memorial, Sept. 11, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)
9/11 Memorial 9/11 Memorial, Sept. 11, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)
9/11 Memorial, Sept. 11, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)
9/11 Memorial 9/11 Memorial, Sept. 11, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)
Family members remember one of the victims on the 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Center site, Sept. 11, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)
Family members remember one of the victims on the 9/11 attacks Family members remember one of the victims on the 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Center site, Sept. 11, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
Showkatara Sharif, of Chantilly, Virginia, stands next to the engraving of her daughter's name, Shakila Yasmin, at the edge of the North Pool at the 9/11 Memorial during memorial ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan on September 11, 2013. (Photo by Justin Lane-Pool/Getty Images)
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
A woman walks along the edge of the North Pool during memorial ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site. (Photo by Justin Lane-Pool/Getty Images)
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
Michelle Murray of Rockaway, New Jersey stands at the edge of the North Pool during memorial ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site. (Photo by Justin Lane-Pool/Getty Images)
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
Two people stand at the edge of the North Pool during memorial ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site. (Photo by Justin Lane-Pool/Getty Images)
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
Family members of Jason Defazio who perished in Tower One visit the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site. (Photo by John Angelillo-Pool/Getty Images)
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
Judy DelValle, stepmother of firefighter Manuel DelValle holds an etching of her stepson at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site. (Photo by Chris Pedota-Pool/Getty Images)
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
A photo of New York City Firefighter Robert James Crawford who died of the attacks of September 11, 2001 was put there by his family as they came to participate in ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site on September 11, 2013. (Photo by Chris Pedota-Pool/Getty Images)
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
Ron Joy makes a rubbing of his friend's name, New York City Firefighter Capt. Vincent Giammona, on the wall of names at the South reflecting pool at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site on September 11, 2013. (Photo by Stan Honda-Pool/Getty Images)
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
Ron Joy makes a rubbing of his friend's name, New York Fire Department firefighter Capt. Vincent Giammona, at the South reflecting pool of the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center. (Photo by Stan Honda-Pool/Getty Images)

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