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Remembering 9/11: 15th anniversary

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Today marks the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

September 11th is the tragic day when terrorists flew two planes into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City.

They attacked the North Tower at 8:46 a.m. The South Tower was hit at 9:03 am.

The South Tower collapsed after burning for 56 minutes and the North Tower collapsed after 102 minutes of burning.

A third plane hit the Pentagon at 9:37 am. 

The fourth plane crashed in a field in Pennsylvania after passengers and crew attacked the terrorists and stormed the cockpit. 

2,977 people were killed that day. 

We will never forget.

   

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