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Remembering 9/11: A National Day of Service
Article - Monday, August 1, 2011

In observance of the tenth anniversary of September 11, join millions of people across the country in helping others in need.

By Brigitt Hauck

US Marks 235th Anniversary of Independence
Article - Monday, July 4, 2011

At home and throughout the world, US citizens today celebrate the 235th anniversary of the Independence of their nation. Vatican Radio’s Alessandro Gisotti is author most recently of an Italian-language volume called l'11 Settembre: una storia che continua – “September 11th, a story that goes on”, that takes an in-depth look at the ongoing struggles, victories and trials – great and small – of people and families touched by the Sept.

National Museum of American History to Commemorate 10th Anniversary of Sept. 11 Attacks
Press Release - Thursday, June 16, 2011

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History will mark the 10-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on America with a display of objects on view Sept. 3 to Sept. 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., as well as a public program co-hosted with the National Building Museum, a Smithsonian Channel documentary, outreach to teachers through Thinkfinity.org and a special ceremony Sunday, Sept. 11.

A Call to Compassion
Press Release - Thursday, June 2, 2011

Washington National Cathedral - 10th Anniversary of 9/11

Washington National Cathedral announces full weekend of events including interfaith prayer vigil, commemorative exhibit, youth event, commemorative concerts

New Program for 9/11 Community - "9/11 Healing and Remembrance Program"
Press Release - Monday, May 16, 2011

Mental Health Association of New York City

NEW YORK, NY – MHA-NYC (the Mental Health Association of New York City) announced that it has been awarded a grant from the Office for Victims of Crime of the U.S. Department of Justice to assist and support the 9-11 community in conjunction with the 10th anniversary.

Schools struggle to teach 9/11 to students too young to remember
Article - Tuesday, May 10, 2011

By Ben Wolfgang / The Washington Times

The death of Osama bin Laden was the ultimate teachable moment, but it has left teachers, parents and educators scrambling to tell the story of Sept. 11 and the career of the world's most wanted terrorist to a new generation of schoolchildren — many of whom were not even born when the planes crashed into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

Osama bin Laden dead: Stories of grief and celebration
Article - Monday, May 2, 2011

Jennifer Donelan
WJLA News 

On Sept. 11, 2001, Basmattie Bishundat made a promise to her son, who was killed when American Airlines flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon where he worked. She promised to her son that the day Osama bin Laden was caught – dead or alive – she would open a bottle of champagne for her son Kris Romeo Bishundat.

A letter saying Osama Bin Laden is dead and that the victims are not forgotten sits on the memorial bench for Lt. Col. Karen J. Wagner at the Pentagon Memorial. (Photo: Associated Press)

Pentagon Memorial draws visitors
Article - Monday, May 2, 2011

Laura Vozzella
The Baltimore Sun

The day after U.S. forces killed Osama bin Laden, dozens of people flocked to the Pentagon Memorial to honor loved ones, neighbors and perfect strangers who died in the Pentagon attack nearly 10 years ago.

Maryland 9/11 Memorial on track for 10th anniversary
Article - Monday, May 2, 2011

Julie Bykowicz
The Baltimore Sun 

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