Girl lights candle in front of memorial

Girl lights candle in front of memorial

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Object Name
Photograph
Date made
2001-09-22
maker
Potoksky, Douglas
place made
United States: New York, Manhattan, Union Station
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 in x 8 1/2 in; 15.24 cm x 21.59 cm
ID Number
2002.0100.17
accession number
2002.0100
catalog number
2002.0100.17
Credit Line
Douglas Potoksky
subject
Terrorism
September 11 Terrorist Attacks
September 11th Attacks
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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Comments

When I look at this image. It brings up so many different feelings. I remember taking it in Union Square. Where hundreds of memorials where set up. Mostly by the friends and family who had a connection with. The image. Then it was used in the 9/11 exbhit at the American History Museum. And placed in the brochure for the exhibit. I hope future generations will learn something from that terrible day. And we will never forget all our heroes on that very emotional day.

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