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Red Cross worker Jane Black, center, prepares Wayne resident Heather Hodges to take blood Sept. 11, 2001, at the Huntington Red Cross. Blood donors waited up to two hours to give blood due to the disaster in New York.
Gallery: The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks
Sep. 10, 2011 @ 04:26 PM
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, terrorists hijacked airplanes and used them to destroy the Twin Towers in New York City and damage the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. One of the planes crashed in a field in rural Pennsylvania.
Excluding the 19 hijackers, the death toll stands at 2,998 with 24 more presumed dead,