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US marks 21 years since 9/11 terror attacks – Brospar Daily News

Video above: Visitors to New York pay their respects to the victims of 9/11 in 2021, 21 years after the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil, Americans walk through the silence, chanting the names of victims, volunteer work and other tributes commemorating 9/11. Relatives of the victims and dignitaries will gather Sunday at the site of the September 11, 2001 hijacked plane crash – the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon and a location in Pennsylvania. Other communities across the country hold candlelight vigils, interfaith services to mark the day, and other celebrations. Some Americans join volunteer programs on a day recognized by the federal government as Patriots Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance. The commemoration follows a landmark and disturbing anniversary last year. It comes just weeks after the chaotic and humiliating end of the US war in Afghanistan in response to the attack. But while 9/11 of this year may not be an inflection point, it is a point of reflection on the attack that killed nearly 3,000 people, sparked America’s “war on terror” in around the world and reconfigured national security policy. It also sparked a sense of national pride and unity for many, while subjecting Muslim Americans to years of suspicion and prejudice, and raising questions about the balance between security and civil liberties. The aftermath of 9/11 reverberates in American politics and public life today in subtle and simple ways. These attacks cast a shadow over the personal lives of thousands of people who survived, responded to or lost loved ones, friends and colleagues. More than 70 of Sekou Siby’s colleagues died at the Windows on the World restaurant atop the mall’s north tower. Siby had to work that morning until another cook asked her to change shifts. Siby never worked in restaurants again. It will bring back so many memories. The Ivorian immigrant struggles to understand how to make sense of this horror in a country where he came to seek a better life. He struggled to share with the kind of close and family friendships that he and his “window to the world” had forged from colleagues. He learned that it is too painful to become attached to others when “one does not can’t control what happens to them next.” “Every 9/11 reminds me of what I lost that I can never get back,” said Siby, now chairman and CEO of ROC United. defense of restaurant workers evolved from a relief center for Windows on the World workers who lost their jobs in the collapse of the Twin Towers President Joe Biden was due to speak and file a wreath at the Pentagon on Sunday as First Lady Jill Biden was due to speak in Shanksville, Pa., as passengers and crew attempted to rush the plane as the hijackers headed for Washington. once in the cockpit, one of s hijacked planes crashed. Al-Qaeda conspirators took control of the jets, using them as passenger-carrying missiles. Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff will be commemorated on 9/11 at the National Memorial in New York, but by tradition there will be no ceremonies for politicians to speak at the convention. Instead, relatives of the victim read the deceased’s name aloud. Readers often add personal comments that shape America’s mood on 9/11 — sadness, anger, tenacity, gratitude for first responders and the military, appeals to patriotism, hopes for peace, occasional political stings, and painful recordings. missed graduations of the victims, marriages, births and everyday life. Some relatives also lamented that a country divided after the attack was, to some extent, united. So much so that federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies, restructured after 9/11 to focus on international terrorism, now view the threat of domestic violent extremism as equally urgent.

Video above: New York tourists honor 9/11 victims in 2021

Twenty-one years after the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil, Americans commemorated 9/11 with a moment of silence, the reading of the names of victims, volunteer work and other tributes.

Relatives and dignitaries of the victims will gather Sunday at the site of the September 11, 2001 hijacked plane crash – the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon and a site in Pennsylvania.

Other communities across the country mark the day with candlelight vigils, interfaith services and other celebrations. Some Americans join volunteer programs on a day recognized by the federal government as Patriots Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance.

The commemorations follow a landmark and disturbing anniversary last year. It comes just weeks after the US war in Afghanistan came to a chaotic end in response to the attack.

But while 9/11 of this year may not be an inflection point, it is still a reflection on the crisis that has killed nearly 3,000 people, sparked the “war on terrorism” of America on a global scale, and Reconfigure national security policy.

It also sparked a sense of national pride and unity among many, while at the same time Exposing American Muslims to Years of Suspicion and Prejudice And sparked a debate about the balance between security and civil liberties. The aftermath of 9/11 reverberates in American politics and public life today in subtle and simple ways.

These attacks cast a shadow over the personal lives of thousands of people who survived, responded to or lost loved ones, friends and colleagues.

More than 70 of Sekou Siby’s colleagues died at the Windows on the World restaurant atop the mall’s north tower. Siby had to work that morning until another cook asked her to change shifts.

Siby never worked in a restaurant again. It will bring back so many memories. The Ivorian immigrant struggled to understand the horrors of a country to which he had come to seek a better life.

He struggled to forge the kind of close, family friendships he shared with his “Window to the World” co-workers. He learned that it’s too painful to get attached to others when “you can’t control what happens to them next.”

“Every 9/11 reminds me of what I lost and can never get back,” said Siby, now president and CEO of ROC United. The restaurant workers advocacy group evolved from the global rescue center for Windows workers who lost their jobs in the fall of the Twin Towers.

On Sunday, President Joe Biden was scheduled to speak and lay a wreath at the Pentagon, while First Lady Jill Biden was scheduled to speak in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, where a hijacked plane crashed after passengers and crew tried to rush. Crash after entering the cockpit. The hijackers headed for Washington. Al-Qaeda conspirators took control of the jets, using them as passenger-carrying missiles.

Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff will be at a national memorial ceremony in New York on 9/11, but by tradition no politicians will speak at the Ground Zero ceremony. Instead, relatives of the victim read the deceased’s name aloud.

Readers often add personal comments that shape America’s mood on 9/11 – sadness, anger, toughness, appreciation for first responders and the military, appeals to patriotism, hopes for peace, the occasional political beard as well as harrowing stories of graduations, weddings, childbirths, and everyday life missed by the victims.

Some relatives also lamented that a country that united after the attack was – to some extent – later divided. so much so that federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies were restructured after 9/11 to focus on international terrorism, It is now just as urgent to see the threat of violent extremism at home.

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