Gallery: The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks
Sep. 10, 2011 @ 07:19 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,
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Chesapeake, Ohio, residents, from left, Travis Syderstrieker, Paul Syderstrieker and Greta Bundy join the nearly 1,500 other participants in the candlelight vigil on Sept. 12, 2001, at Harris Riverfront Park to honor those injured and killed in Sept. 11, 2001's terrorist attacks.