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Tribute in Light shines above the World Trade Center

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The Tribute in Light is illuminated on the skyline of New York during events marking the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center as people watch from Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey, September 11, 2012.  Continue reading the full story.

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