9/11/2001

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A dust covered bronze statue of a man with his briefcase rests in the rubble of the World Trade Center on 13 September 2001, in New York. The statue once rested on a bench near the towers and now holds flowers and a note reading "In memory of all who gave their lives and tried to save so many". File photo

A dust covered bronze statue of a man with his briefcase rests in the rubble of the World Trade Center on 13 September 2001, in New York. The statue once rested on a bench near the towers and now holds flowers and a note reading "In memory of all who gave their lives and tried to save so many". File photo

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Ex-US President George W Bush being informed by his chief of staff Andrew Card of the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 in New York during an early morning school reading event in Sarasota, Florida. File photo

Ex-US President George W Bush being informed by his chief of staff Andrew Card of the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 in New York during an early morning school reading event in Sarasota, Florida. File photo

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The rubble of the World Trade Center smoulders following a terrorist attack on 11 September 2001 in New York. File photo

The rubble of the World Trade Center smoulders following a terrorist attack on 11 September 2001 in New York. File photo

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Hijacked United Airlines Flight 175 from Boston crashes into the south tower of the World Trade Center and explodes at 9:03 am on September 11, 2001 in New York City. File Photo

Hijacked United Airlines Flight 175 from Boston crashes into the south tower of the World Trade Center and explodes at 9:03 am on September 11, 2001 in New York City. File Photo

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Workers sift through the still-smouldering rubble of the terrorist destroyed World Trade Center 12 October 2001 in New York. File photo.

Workers sift through the still-smouldering rubble of the terrorist destroyed World Trade Center 12 October 2001 in New York. File photo.

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This photo released by the US Navy on 18 September 2001 shows Retired Division 13 Department Chief Joseph Curry shouting orders amid the devastation that was once the World Trade Center in New York City 14 September 2001. File photo

This photo released by the US Navy on 18 September 2001 shows Retired Division 13 Department Chief Joseph Curry shouting orders amid the devastation that was once the World Trade Center in New York City 14 September 2001. File photo

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Pedestrians run from the scene as one of the World Trade Center Towers collapses on 11 September, 2001 in New York following a terrorist plane crash on the twin towers. File photo

Pedestrians run from the scene as one of the World Trade Center Towers collapses on 11 September, 2001 in New York following a terrorist plane crash on the twin towers. File photo

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Smouldering wreckage of the World Trade Center twin towers on 18 September 2001. The twin towers were attacked by terrorists using hijacked airliners on 11 September. File photo

Smouldering wreckage of the World Trade Center twin towers on 18 September 2001. The twin towers were attacked by terrorists using hijacked airliners on 11 September. File photo

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The then US President George W Bush surveys the damage at the site of the World Trade Center with New York Mayor Giuliani and a New York City Fire Department Official 14 September 2001 in New York. File photo

The then US President George W Bush surveys the damage at the site of the World Trade Center with New York Mayor Giuliani and a New York City Fire Department Official 14 September 2001 in New York. File photo

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An office filled with dust and damage has a view of the wreckage of the World Trade Center after the Spetember 11, 2001 terror attacks in New York. File photo

An office filled with dust and damage has a view of the wreckage of the World Trade Center after the Spetember 11, 2001 terror attacks in New York. File photo

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Smoke continues to rise from the destroyed World Trade Center four days after terror attacks on September 11, 2001 in New York. File photo

Smoke continues to rise from the destroyed World Trade Center four days after terror attacks on September 11, 2001 in New York. File photo

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Photographers at the Pentagon view the damage four dayas after September 11, 2001 terror attacks in Washington, DC, after part of the collapsed building had been removed. File photo

Photographers at the Pentagon view the damage four dayas after September 11, 2001 terror attacks in Washington, DC, after part of the collapsed building had been removed. File photo

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Shattered window frames from the devastation that was once the World Trade Center in New York City on 11 September 2001. File photo

Shattered window frames from the devastation that was once the World Trade Center in New York City on 11 September 2001. File photo

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A fireman yells for more rescue workers to make their way into the rubble that was once the World Trade Center in New York City. The september 11, 2011 attacks on the US left more than 5,000 people dead or missing and over 300 police and fire fighters were believed lost in the attacks. File photo

A fireman yells for more rescue workers to make their way into the rubble that was once the World Trade Center in New York City. The september 11, 2011 attacks on the US left more than 5,000 people dead or missing and over 300 police and fire fighters were believed lost in the attacks. File photo

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Smoke from the destroyed World Trade Center rises over the southern end of New York City's Manhattan Island nearly blocking the sunrise as seen from Jersey City, New Jersey in the early morning, 12 September, 2001. Terrorists hijacked two commercial airliners and crashed them into each of the towers of the Trade Center. File photo

Smoke from the destroyed World Trade Center rises over the southern end of New York City's Manhattan Island nearly blocking the sunrise as seen from Jersey City, New Jersey in the early morning, 12 September, 2001. Terrorists hijacked two commercial airliners and crashed them into each of the towers of the Trade Center. File photo

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A person falls to his death from the World Trade Center after two planes hit the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001 in New York City. File photo

A person falls to his death from the World Trade Center after two planes hit the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001 in New York City. File photo

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Marcy Borders covered in dust as she takes refuge in an office building after one of the World Trade Center towers collapsed in New York on September 11, 2001. File photo

Marcy Borders covered in dust as she takes refuge in an office building after one of the World Trade Center towers collapsed in New York on September 11, 2001. File photo

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