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Remembering 9/11

Paying Tribute

A few of the commemorative events happening across the country:

New York City Dedication Ceremony for the National Memorial at the World Trade Center on 9/11. The site opens to the public the next day; free concert at St. Patrick's Cathedral celebrating peace.

9/11 WTC Memorial Floating Lantern Ceremony on the Hudson River. (,,

Arlington, Virginia, Police, Fire & Sheriff Memorial 5K Race on September 10; all age groups are welcome to run the flat course, which includes parts of the Pentagon. (

Boston, Massachusetts, Day of Remembrance Blood Drive at Fenway Park. (

Morrison, Colorado, Stair Climb along a route equal to the 110 stories of the Twin Towers; not a race, but a challenge meant to encourage reflection. (

Clements, California, Memorial Rodeo, hosted by the Clements Buckaroos, an all-volunteer nonprofit. A portion of admissions fees will go toward programs that benefit injured firefighters, policemen and their families. (