NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Ahead of the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, New York Sen. Chuck Schumer is urging the nation to channel the same patriotism felt in September 2001 and display the American flag prominently.'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' Wins Big As Broadway Celebrates The 74th Annual Tony Awards
Schumer says that displaying and wearing the flag on clothing will send a clear message that Americans will never forget those who were lost on that fateful day.
“To display the flag at your home, at your office, wearing it on your clothing is a way to commemorate those who were lost and to show that America will not rest until the War on Terror is finally won,” Schumer said.READ MORE: Police Seize 7 Vans Allegedly Used As Airbnb Rentals In Manhattan
The senator said that Americans responded to a similar call he made ten years ago and thinks that doing it again would be a great tribute to people killed in the tragedy.
“A good way to remember those who were lost and to symbolize that we will prevail in the war on terrorism is to display the flag,” Schumer said.MORE NEWS: Woman Accused Of Telling Black Couple At Brooklyn Dog Park, 'Stay In Your Hood'
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