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September 11 memorials around the country

A visitor walks through the "Empty Sky" memorial to New Jersey's victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, in Jersey City, N.J. One World Trade Center is visible across the Hudson River. Ceremonies will be held Wednesday to mark the 12th anniversary of the attacks. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Mel Evans
A passenger aboard the Staten Island Ferry snaps a cell phone photo of the annual Tribute in Light commemorating the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks as the twin beams shine beside and above the city's skyline, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Kathy Willens
Twenty two planes take off from Travis Air Force Base as part of a training exercise and commemoration of the Sept. 11 attacks Wednesday Sept. 11, 2013, in Fairfield, Calif. (AP Photo/The Daily Republic, Robinson Kuntz)
Robinson Kuntz
A twisted piece of steel from the World Trade Center dangles before being installed at a 9/11 Memorial on the north side of the Tom Stuart Causeway on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 in Madeira Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/The Tampa Bay Times, Chris Zuppa) TAMPA OUT; CITRUS COUNTY OUT; PORT CHARLOTTE OUT; BROOKSVILLE HERNANDO TODAY OUT
Zuppa, Chris
A woman walks along a wall bearing names of those who perished in the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center during the 12th anniversary commemoration of the attacks, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Allan Tannenbaum, Pool)
Allan Tannenbaum
Daniel Henry, a Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police officer, pauses during a moment of silence at 9:01 am, at the September 11 Memorial’s South reflecting pool during ceremonies marking the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Stan Honda, Pool)
Stan Honda
Robert McKinniss acknowledges a truck horn as he honors the men and women lost during the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks Wednesday, September 11, 2013, near Lafayette, Ind. Americans marked the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Wednesday with the reading of the names and moments of silence that have become tradition. (AP Photo/Journal & Courier, Michael Heinz)
Michael Heinz
Nearly 3,000 American flags line the lawn of Pepperdine University in memory of those killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks 12 years ago, at the corner of Pacific Coast Highway and Malibu Canyon Road in Malibu, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. Those who died in the attacks who were not from the United States are memorialized with a flag from their home country. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
Damian Dovarganes
An engraved block of steel from the World Trade Center is dedicated to the New York Firefighters who died during the 9/11 terror attacks at the 9/11 Memorial Gardens at the the VFW Post 10209 in Spring Hill, Fla. on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/The Tampa Bay Times, Octavio Jones) TAMPA OUT; CITRUS COUNTY OUT; PORT CHARLOTTE OUT; BROOKSVILLE HERNANDO TODAY OUT
Octavio Jones
Members of the Natrona County High School's JROTC bow their heads during a memorial service in memory of the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on Wednesday Sept. 11, 2013, at the Oregon Trail State Veterans Cemetery in Evansville, Wyo. (AP Photo/Casper Star-Tribune, Dan Cepeda)
DAN CEPEDA
Navy Quartermaster Matthew Konchan of Johnstown, Pa., stands in a field of flowers before a wreath-laying ceremony during a memorial service at the Flight 93 National Memorial on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 in Shanksville, Pa. Wednesday marked the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Gene J. Puskar
Geraldine Davie of Pelham, N.Y., cries after viewing name of her 23-year-old daughter, Amy O'Doherty, on the wall at the Sept. 11 memorial during the 12th anniversary observance of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. O'Doherty was killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 attack. (AP Photo/David Handschuh, Pool)
David Handschuh
Cub Scout Nicholas Rea salutes the flag with police and firefighters during a ceremony on the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorists attacks Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids, Mich. (AP Photo/Mlive.com, Cory Morse)
Cory Morse
People walk through the "Healing Field" at Tempe Beach Park, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, in Tempe, Ariz. on the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The display has nearly 3,000 flags with the names of those who died in the 2001 attacks. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Matt York
New York City firefighters are memorialized on a mourning band on a Los Angeles fire department captain's shield at the LAFD's Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony at the department's Frank Hotchkiss Memorial Training Center in Los Angeles Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. Americans marked the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Wednesday with the reading of the names, moments of silence and serene music that have become tradition. At a morning ceremony on the 2-year-old memorial plaza at the site of the World Trade Center, relatives recited the names of the nearly 3,000 people who died when hijacked jets crashed into the twin towers and the Pentagon and near Shanksville, Pa. They also recognized the victims of the 1993 trade center bombing. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
Reed Saxon
Chief Petty Officer Select Larry Ellington salutes for the reading detail during the national anthem at a 12th anniversary remembrance ceremony for those who were killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at Mayport Naval Station, Fla. (AP Photo/The Florida Times-Union, Will Dickey)
Will Dickey
Chief Petty Officer Select Jessica Curry rings a bell in honor of the chief petty officers that were killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks during a 12th anniversary remembrance ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at Mayport Naval Station, Fla. (AP Photo/The Florida Times-Union, Will Dickey)
Will Dickey
Champaign Fire Dept. Honor Guard member Curtis Hays salutes after ringing a bell calling all fallen firefighters home who died in the line of duty, at a 9/11 remembrance ceremony hosted by the Champaign Fire and Police departments at West Side Park in Champaign, Ill., on Wed. Sept. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/News-Gazette/John Dixon) MANDATORY CREDIT
John Dixon
The city of O'Fallon, Mo. hosted a "Patriot Day Ceremony A Tribute to First Responders" in front of the 9/11 memorial in O'Fallon, Mo. on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. A few hundred people attended the event that featured speeches, and the placement of a wreath and flowers next to the twisted steel of the World Trade Center that makes up the 9/11 memorial in O'Fallon. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Carson)
David Carson
A worker waits for passing walkers during the 21-mile "March to the Arch" memorial walk on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, in Chesterfield, Mo. Wednesday marked the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Erik M. Lunsford)
Erik M. Lunsford
People plant United States flags on Old Main lawn for a ceremony commemorating the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at Penn State University in State College, Pa. (AP Photo/Centre Daily Times, Nabil K. Mark)
Nabil K. Mark
U.S. Navy Petty Officer Phillip Thompson plants United States flags on Old Main lawn for a ceremony commemorating the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at Penn State University in State College, Pa. (AP Photo/Centre Daily Times, Nabil K. Mark)
Nabil K. Mark
The family and friends of the passengers and crew of Flight 93 gather around a boulder that marks the plane's impact area during a memorial service at the Flight 93 National Memorial on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, in Shanksville, Pa. Wednesday marks the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Gene J. Puskar
Memphis Police officer B. White salutes with other officers and fire fighters during a memorial service at the Memphis Fire Museum in Memphis, Tenn. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, for the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack. (AP Photo/The Commercial Appeal, Mike Brown)
Mike Brown
Memphis fire fighter Joel Williams, with station #6, gathers a massive flag hung from two ladder trucks during the memorial service at the Memphis Fire Museum in Memphis, Tenn., Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, for the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack. (AP Photo/The Commercial Appeal, Mike Brown)
Mike Brown
Buddy Barber of the Emergency Service Pipes & Drums performs at the Capitol in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. The bagpipe and drum group, which is made up of nearly 30 emergency workers, played in memory of those lost in the 9/11 attacks. (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Jay Janner)
Jay Janner
Marine veteran Andrew Lahey waits for 8:37 a.m. at the flagpole on the TCU campus where he will play Taps to honor the victims of 9/11 on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 in Fort Worth. Americans marked the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Wednesday with the reading of the names, moments of silence and serene music that have become tradition. At a morning ceremony on the 2-year-old memorial plaza at the site of the World Trade Center, relatives recited the names of the nearly 3,000 people who died when hijacked jets crashed into the twin towers and the Pentagon and near Shanksville, Pa. They also recognized the victims of the 1993 trade center bombing. (AP Photo/The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Max Faulkner) MAGS OUT; (FORT WORTH WEEKLY, 360 WEST); INTERNET OUT
Max Faulkner
Wayne Brown holds his Bible and an American flag during the Cry Out America prayer meeting at Nance Plaza on September 11, 2013, in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Americans marked the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Wednesday with the reading of the names and moments of silence that have become tradition. (AP Photo/The Sun News, Charles Slate) LOCAL PRINT OUT (MYRTLE BEACH HERALD OUT, HORRY INDEPENDENT OUT, CAROLINA FOREST CHRONICLE, GEORGETOWN TIMES OUT)
Charles Slate
Sept. 11 memorial buttons are displayed during a ceremony to remember the 9/11 terror attacks at the Campanile fountain in Georgia Tech campus on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 in Atlanta. Americans marked the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Wednesday with the reading of the names, moments of silence and serene music that have become tradition. At a morning ceremony on the 2-year-old memorial plaza at the site of the World Trade Center, relatives recited the names of the nearly 3,000 people who died when hijacked jets crashed into the twin towers and the Pentagon and near Shanksville, Pa. They also recognized the victims of the 1993 trade center bombing. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Hyosub Shin) MARIETTA DAILY OUT; GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT; LOCAL TV OUT; WXIA-TV OUT; WGCL-TV OUT
Hyosub Shin
Amber Loya ,6, and Ian Peace,8, attend the 9/11 Ceremony at the Los Tomates Bridge in Brownsville,Texas, Wed. Sept 11,2013. A ceremony was held in honor for those who died during the 9/11 attacks in 2001. (AP Photo/The Brownsville Herald, Brad Doherty)
Brad Doherty
Don Bacso, 47, Dyer, Ind., stands at the Indianapolis' memorial on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. Bacso was working on the 57th floor of the North Tower at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, and took 57 flights of stairs to safety. (AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Charlie Nye)
Charlie Nye
Erika Zaldivar takes pictures of flags at Grand Valley State University's Allendale Campus Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. Students placed 2,977 American flags outside the Kirkhof Center to remember the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. (AP Photo/Mlive.com, Cory Morse)
Cory Morse
Niagara Falls fireman and police line up and stand in silence during a ceremony remembering the attack on America 12 years ago at the Royal Avenue Fire Hall in Niagara Falls, N.Y., Wednesday, September 11, 2013. Americans marked the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Wednesday with the reading of the names and moments of silence that have become tradition. (AP Photo/The Buffalo News, Mark Mulville)
Mark Mulville
Yachiyo Kuge of Osaka, Japan, touches the Wall of Names where her son Toshiya Kuge's name is located at the Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville, Pa., Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2103. Kuge's son died on board Flight 93 at age 20. The memorial contains the names of the 40 crew and passengers on Flight 93. (AP Photo/Tribune-Democrat, John Rucosky)
John Rucosky
Chehalis Fire Department Capt. Rob Gebhart plays the bagpipes at a 9/11 memorial service at the Riverside Fire Authority station in Centralia, Wash., Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. Dozens of local firefighters and police officers read off the names of the first responders who died on 9/11. (AP Photo/The Chronicle, Pete Caster )
Pete Caster
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, center, and Gordon Felt, left, brother of Edward P. Felt, a passenger on Flight 93, stand by a wreath they placed with the help of Navy honor guard Matthew Konchan, of Johnstown, Pa., right, in front of the wall containing the names of the 40 crew and passengers on Flight 93 at the Flight 93 National Memorial on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, in Shanksville. (AP Photo/Tribune-Democrat, John Rucosky)
John Rucosky
American flags adorn the south reflecting pool of the 9/11 Memorial during ceremony marking the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Mary Altaffer
Loreen Sellitto pauses Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at the Garden of Remembrance Memorial in Boston Public Garden to honor her son, Matthew, who died in the 9/11 terror attacks in in New York. The two passenger jets that crashed into the World Trade Center in New York on Sept. 11, 2001 flew out of Logan International Airport in Boston. (AP Photo/Boston Herald, Angela Rowlings) BOSTON GLOBE OUT. METRO BOSTON OUT. MAGS OUT. ONLINE OUT.
Angela Rowlings
A photo of Jennifer Lynn Kane, who died in the 9/11 terror attacks in in New York, lies with flowers at the Garden of Remembrance Memorial in Boston Public Garden Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. The two passenger jets that crashed into the World Trade Center in New York on Sept. 11, 2001 flew out of Logan International Airport in Boston. (AP Photo/Boston Herald, Angela Rowlings) BOSTON GLOBE OUT. METRO BOSTON OUT. MAGS OUT. ONLINE OUT.
Angela Rowlings
Jose Gonzales, of New York, takes a minute to reflect in front of One World Trade Center, right, during the 12th anniversary observance of the 9/11 terror attacks, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Lauren Casselberry)
Lauren Casselberry
A Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Department officer provides security at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies marking the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, in New York, Wednesday Sept. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Allan Tannenbaum, Pool)
Allan Tannenbaum
Members of the Philadelphia Police & Fire Pipes & Drums listen to remarks during a ceremony Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, marking the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks at the Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Matt Rourke
Lisa Deats looks up during a ceremony Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, marking the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks at the Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Matt Rourke
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, left, and Gordon Felt, center, whose brother Edward P. Felt was a passenger on Flight 93, place a wreath with the help of Navy honor guard Matthew Konchan, of Johnstown, Pa., in front of the wall containing the names of the 40 crew and passengers on Flight 93 at the Flight 93 National Memorial on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 in Shanksville. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Gene J. Puskar
Motorcyclists gather at the Brafferton Shopping Center in Stafford, Va. on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, for the "2 Million Bikers to DC" event to commemorate the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. (AP Photo/The Free Lance-Star, Peter Cihelka)
Peter Cihelka
Three women speak near the fence during the 12th Anniversary commemoration of the Terrorist’s attacks on the World Trade Center, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Ozier Muhammad, Pool)
Ozier Muhammad
People gather around the North Tower pool during memorial ceremonies marking the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Andrew Burton, Pool)
Andrew Burton
New York City Public Advocate and Democratic Mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio stands near the Wall of the September 11 Memorial while attending the 12th anniversary commemoration of the terrorist’s attacks on the World Trade Center, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Ozier Muhammad, Pool)
Ozier Muhammad
New Jersey Gov. Christopher Christie, center, puts a flower by the name of Walter Philip Travers, a Cantor-Fitzgerald employee who died in the 2001 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center, during the 12th anniversary commemoration of the attacks, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 in New York. At left is the governor’s wife, Mary Pat Christie. (AP Photo/Ozier Muhammad, Pool)
Ozier Muhammad
New York City Fire Department Captain Tom Engel plays taps the 12th anniversary commemoration of the terrorist’s attacks on the World Trade Center, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 in New York. The large building in the background in One World Trade Center. (AP Photo/David Handschuh, Pool)
David Handschuh
A mourner touches a name inscribe in the South Reflecting Pool of the 9/11 Memorial during the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, Pool)
Mary Altaffer
Mourners pause at the south reflectiong pool of the 9/11 Memorial during ceremony marking the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 Memorial during the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, Pool)
Mary Altaffer
Carnations are left on names inscribed into the North Pool during September 11 Memorial ceremonies which observe the 12th anniversary of the terrorist’s attacks on the World Trade Center, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2013 in New York. (AP Photos/Reuters, Adrees Latif, Pool)
ADREES LATIF
Members of Congress sing, "The National Anthem," on the East Front steps of the U.S. Capitol during the 12th anniversary ceremony of 9/11 on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. In the front row, are from left, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., and Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Susan Walsh
Members of Congress sing, "The National Anthem," on the East Front steps of the U.S. Capitol during the 12th anniversary ceremony of 9/11 on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Susan Walsh
President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and Jill Biden arrive for a moment of silence on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, as they mark the 12th anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Pablo Martinez Monsivais
A visitor takes pictures of the 40 names of the passengers and crew of Flight 93 on the Wall of Names at the Flight 93 National Memorial on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 in Shanksville, Pa. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Gene J. Puskar
A U.S. army soldier pauses as the column from the South Tower of the World Trade Center at the Los Angeles Fire Department's Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony at the LAFD's rank Hotchkiss Memorial Training Center in Los Angeles Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. Americans marked the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Wednesday with the reading of the names, moments of silence and serene music that have become tradition. At a morning ceremony on the 2-year-old memorial plaza at the site of the World Trade Center, relatives recited the names of the nearly 3,000 people who died when hijacked jets crashed into the twin towers and the Pentagon and near Shanksville, Pa. They also recognized the victims of the 1993 trade center bombing. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
Reed Saxon
Fom left, Altruria Elementary students Kate Switzer, Gaby Aguilar, Gracie David, and John Sanders participate in the school's annual Altruria Elementary School Remembers ceremony in honor of 9/11 terrorist attacks in Bartlett, Tenn. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. The students gathered for a moment of silence, a flag presentation, the Pledge of Allegiance and National Anthem. (AP Photo/The Commercial Appeal, Nikki Boertman)
Nikki Boertman
Student Christopher Martin places a flag in the ground to honor the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, during a memorial service at St. Mary's School for the Deaf, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 in Buffalo, N.Y. Americans marked the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Wednesday with the reading of the names and moments of silence that have become tradition. (AP Photo/The Buffalo News, Derek Gee)
Derek Gee
A visitor walks through the "Empty Sky" memorial to New Jersey's victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, in Jersey City, N.J. One World Trade Center is visible across the Hudson River. Ceremonies will be held Wednesday to mark the 12th anniversary of the attacks. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Mel Evans
A passenger aboard the Staten Island Ferry snaps a cell phone photo of the annual Tribute in Light commemorating the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks as the twin beams shine beside and above the city's skyline, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Kathy Willens
Twenty two planes take off from Travis Air Force Base as part of a training exercise and commemoration of the Sept. 11 attacks Wednesday Sept. 11, 2013, in Fairfield, Calif. (AP Photo/The Daily Republic, Robinson Kuntz)
Robinson Kuntz
A twisted piece of steel from the World Trade Center dangles before being installed at a 9/11 Memorial on the north side of the Tom Stuart Causeway on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 in Madeira Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/The Tampa Bay Times, Chris Zuppa) TAMPA OUT; CITRUS COUNTY OUT; PORT CHARLOTTE OUT; BROOKSVILLE HERNANDO TODAY OUT
Zuppa, Chris
A woman walks along a wall bearing names of those who perished in the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center during the 12th anniversary commemoration of the attacks, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Allan Tannenbaum, Pool)
Allan Tannenbaum
Daniel Henry, a Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police officer, pauses during a moment of silence at 9:01 am, at the September 11 Memorial’s South reflecting pool during ceremonies marking the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Stan Honda, Pool)
Stan Honda
Robert McKinniss acknowledges a truck horn as he honors the men and women lost during the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks Wednesday, September 11, 2013, near Lafayette, Ind. Americans marked the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Wednesday with the reading of the names and moments of silence that have become tradition. (AP Photo/Journal & Courier, Michael Heinz)
Michael Heinz
Nearly 3,000 American flags line the lawn of Pepperdine University in memory of those killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks 12 years ago, at the corner of Pacific Coast Highway and Malibu Canyon Road in Malibu, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. Those who died in the attacks who were not from the United States are memorialized with a flag from their home country. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
Damian Dovarganes
An engraved block of steel from the World Trade Center is dedicated to the New York Firefighters who died during the 9/11 terror attacks at the 9/11 Memorial Gardens at the the VFW Post 10209 in Spring Hill, Fla. on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/The Tampa Bay Times, Octavio Jones) TAMPA OUT; CITRUS COUNTY OUT; PORT CHARLOTTE OUT; BROOKSVILLE HERNANDO TODAY OUT
Octavio Jones
Members of the Natrona County High School's JROTC bow their heads during a memorial service in memory of the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on Wednesday Sept. 11, 2013, at the Oregon Trail State Veterans Cemetery in Evansville, Wyo. (AP Photo/Casper Star-Tribune, Dan Cepeda)
DAN CEPEDA
Navy Quartermaster Matthew Konchan of Johnstown, Pa., stands in a field of flowers before a wreath-laying ceremony during a memorial service at the Flight 93 National Memorial on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 in Shanksville, Pa. Wednesday marked the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Gene J. Puskar
Geraldine Davie of Pelham, N.Y., cries after viewing name of her 23-year-old daughter, Amy O'Doherty, on the wall at the Sept. 11 memorial during the 12th anniversary observance of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. O'Doherty was killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 attack. (AP Photo/David Handschuh, Pool)
David Handschuh
Cub Scout Nicholas Rea salutes the flag with police and firefighters during a ceremony on the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorists attacks Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids, Mich. (AP Photo/Mlive.com, Cory Morse)
Cory Morse
People walk through the "Healing Field" at Tempe Beach Park, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, in Tempe, Ariz. on the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The display has nearly 3,000 flags with the names of those who died in the 2001 attacks. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Matt York
New York City firefighters are memorialized on a mourning band on a Los Angeles fire department captain's shield at the LAFD's Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony at the department's Frank Hotchkiss Memorial Training Center in Los Angeles Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. Americans marked the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Wednesday with the reading of the names, moments of silence and serene music that have become tradition. At a morning ceremony on the 2-year-old memorial plaza at the site of the World Trade Center, relatives recited the names of the nearly 3,000 people who died when hijacked jets crashed into the twin towers and the Pentagon and near Shanksville, Pa. They also recognized the victims of the 1993 trade center bombing. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
Reed Saxon
Chief Petty Officer Select Larry Ellington salutes for the reading detail during the national anthem at a 12th anniversary remembrance ceremony for those who were killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at Mayport Naval Station, Fla. (AP Photo/The Florida Times-Union, Will Dickey)
Will Dickey
Chief Petty Officer Select Jessica Curry rings a bell in honor of the chief petty officers that were killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks during a 12th anniversary remembrance ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at Mayport Naval Station, Fla. (AP Photo/The Florida Times-Union, Will Dickey)
Will Dickey
Champaign Fire Dept. Honor Guard member Curtis Hays salutes after ringing a bell calling all fallen firefighters home who died in the line of duty, at a 9/11 remembrance ceremony hosted by the Champaign Fire and Police departments at West Side Park in Champaign, Ill., on Wed. Sept. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/News-Gazette/John Dixon) MANDATORY CREDIT
John Dixon
The city of O'Fallon, Mo. hosted a "Patriot Day Ceremony A Tribute to First Responders" in front of the 9/11 memorial in O'Fallon, Mo. on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. A few hundred people attended the event that featured speeches, and the placement of a wreath and flowers next to the twisted steel of the World Trade Center that makes up the 9/11 memorial in O'Fallon. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Carson)
David Carson
A worker waits for passing walkers during the 21-mile "March to the Arch" memorial walk on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, in Chesterfield, Mo. Wednesday marked the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Erik M. Lunsford)
Erik M. Lunsford
People plant United States flags on Old Main lawn for a ceremony commemorating the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at Penn State University in State College, Pa. (AP Photo/Centre Daily Times, Nabil K. Mark)
Nabil K. Mark
U.S. Navy Petty Officer Phillip Thompson plants United States flags on Old Main lawn for a ceremony commemorating the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at Penn State University in State College, Pa. (AP Photo/Centre Daily Times, Nabil K. Mark)
Nabil K. Mark
The family and friends of the passengers and crew of Flight 93 gather around a boulder that marks the plane's impact area during a memorial service at the Flight 93 National Memorial on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, in Shanksville, Pa. Wednesday marks the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Gene J. Puskar
Memphis Police officer B. White salutes with other officers and fire fighters during a memorial service at the Memphis Fire Museum in Memphis, Tenn. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, for the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack. (AP Photo/The Commercial Appeal, Mike Brown)
Mike Brown
Memphis fire fighter Joel Williams, with station #6, gathers a massive flag hung from two ladder trucks during the memorial service at the Memphis Fire Museum in Memphis, Tenn., Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, for the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack. (AP Photo/The Commercial Appeal, Mike Brown)
Mike Brown
Buddy Barber of the Emergency Service Pipes & Drums performs at the Capitol in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. The bagpipe and drum group, which is made up of nearly 30 emergency workers, played in memory of those lost in the 9/11 attacks. (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Jay Janner)
Jay Janner
Marine veteran Andrew Lahey waits for 8:37 a.m. at the flagpole on the TCU campus where he will play Taps to honor the victims of 9/11 on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 in Fort Worth. Americans marked the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Wednesday with the reading of the names, moments of silence and serene music that have become tradition. At a morning ceremony on the 2-year-old memorial plaza at the site of the World Trade Center, relatives recited the names of the nearly 3,000 people who died when hijacked jets crashed into the twin towers and the Pentagon and near Shanksville, Pa. They also recognized the victims of the 1993 trade center bombing. (AP Photo/The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Max Faulkner) MAGS OUT; (FORT WORTH WEEKLY, 360 WEST); INTERNET OUT
Max Faulkner
Wayne Brown holds his Bible and an American flag during the Cry Out America prayer meeting at Nance Plaza on September 11, 2013, in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Americans marked the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Wednesday with the reading of the names and moments of silence that have become tradition. (AP Photo/The Sun News, Charles Slate) LOCAL PRINT OUT (MYRTLE BEACH HERALD OUT, HORRY INDEPENDENT OUT, CAROLINA FOREST CHRONICLE, GEORGETOWN TIMES OUT)
Charles Slate
Sept. 11 memorial buttons are displayed during a ceremony to remember the 9/11 terror attacks at the Campanile fountain in Georgia Tech campus on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 in Atlanta. Americans marked the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Wednesday with the reading of the names, moments of silence and serene music that have become tradition. At a morning ceremony on the 2-year-old memorial plaza at the site of the World Trade Center, relatives recited the names of the nearly 3,000 people who died when hijacked jets crashed into the twin towers and the Pentagon and near Shanksville, Pa. They also recognized the victims of the 1993 trade center bombing. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Hyosub Shin) MARIETTA DAILY OUT; GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT; LOCAL TV OUT; WXIA-TV OUT; WGCL-TV OUT
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Amber Loya ,6, and Ian Peace,8, attend the 9/11 Ceremony at the Los Tomates Bridge in Brownsville,Texas, Wed. Sept 11,2013. A ceremony was held in honor for those who died during the 9/11 attacks in 2001. (AP Photo/The Brownsville Herald, Brad Doherty)
Brad Doherty
Don Bacso, 47, Dyer, Ind., stands at the Indianapolis' memorial on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. Bacso was working on the 57th floor of the North Tower at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, and took 57 flights of stairs to safety. (AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Charlie Nye)
Charlie Nye
Erika Zaldivar takes pictures of flags at Grand Valley State University's Allendale Campus Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. Students placed 2,977 American flags outside the Kirkhof Center to remember the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. (AP Photo/Mlive.com, Cory Morse)
Cory Morse
Niagara Falls fireman and police line up and stand in silence during a ceremony remembering the attack on America 12 years ago at the Royal Avenue Fire Hall in Niagara Falls, N.Y., Wednesday, September 11, 2013. Americans marked the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Wednesday with the reading of the names and moments of silence that have become tradition. (AP Photo/The Buffalo News, Mark Mulville)
Mark Mulville
Yachiyo Kuge of Osaka, Japan, touches the Wall of Names where her son Toshiya Kuge's name is located at the Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville, Pa., Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2103. Kuge's son died on board Flight 93 at age 20. The memorial contains the names of the 40 crew and passengers on Flight 93. (AP Photo/Tribune-Democrat, John Rucosky)
John Rucosky
Chehalis Fire Department Capt. Rob Gebhart plays the bagpipes at a 9/11 memorial service at the Riverside Fire Authority station in Centralia, Wash., Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. Dozens of local firefighters and police officers read off the names of the first responders who died on 9/11. (AP Photo/The Chronicle, Pete Caster )
Pete Caster
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, center, and Gordon Felt, left, brother of Edward P. Felt, a passenger on Flight 93, stand by a wreath they placed with the help of Navy honor guard Matthew Konchan, of Johnstown, Pa., right, in front of the wall containing the names of the 40 crew and passengers on Flight 93 at the Flight 93 National Memorial on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, in Shanksville. (AP Photo/Tribune-Democrat, John Rucosky)
John Rucosky
American flags adorn the south reflecting pool of the 9/11 Memorial during ceremony marking the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Mary Altaffer
Loreen Sellitto pauses Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at the Garden of Remembrance Memorial in Boston Public Garden to honor her son, Matthew, who died in the 9/11 terror attacks in in New York. The two passenger jets that crashed into the World Trade Center in New York on Sept. 11, 2001 flew out of Logan International Airport in Boston. (AP Photo/Boston Herald, Angela Rowlings) BOSTON GLOBE OUT. METRO BOSTON OUT. MAGS OUT. ONLINE OUT.
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A photo of Jennifer Lynn Kane, who died in the 9/11 terror attacks in in New York, lies with flowers at the Garden of Remembrance Memorial in Boston Public Garden Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. The two passenger jets that crashed into the World Trade Center in New York on Sept. 11, 2001 flew out of Logan International Airport in Boston. (AP Photo/Boston Herald, Angela Rowlings) BOSTON GLOBE OUT. METRO BOSTON OUT. MAGS OUT. ONLINE OUT.
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Jose Gonzales, of New York, takes a minute to reflect in front of One World Trade Center, right, during the 12th anniversary observance of the 9/11 terror attacks, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Lauren Casselberry)
Lauren Casselberry
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