9/11 Ceremony in New York City Marks 14th Anniversary of Attacks – By SOPHIA HOLLANDER And JOSEPH DE AVILA Updated Sept. 11, 2015 11:26 a.m. ET


Victims’ families observe moments of silence, read names of lives lost People read the names of victims of the 2001 attacks at the 9/11 Empty Sky memorial in Liberty State Park in Jersey City, N.J., at sunrise Friday as the One World Trade Center tower stands in the background. Mitch Ellicott, center, with sons Zachary, left, and Benjamin, remember a family member lost in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The Ellicotts were among those who gathered at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center site in New York City on Friday to mark the 14th anniversary of the attacks. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama observe a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House on the anniversary of the attacks. Gerard Chipura, a captain with the Fire Department of New York, takes a moment to remember his brother who was killed in the 2001 attacks. A family member of a victim attends the ceremony at the 9/11 memorial on Friday. A flag is placed along the South Pool of the World Trade Center site before the anniversary ceremony. A moment of silence was observed at 8:46 a.m. EDT, the time the first plane struck the North Tower. Gary Mascitis, 14, remembers his uncle during the ceremony. Family members of the victims read the names of 2,983 people killed in the 2001 attacks and the 1993 bombing. U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, right, lays a wreath at the Pentagon 9/11 Memorial in Washington on Friday. The Pentagon memorial has 184 individual benches to commemorate the 59 passengers and crew members who died on American Airlines Flight 77 and the 125 people killed in the Pentagon during the attack. A visitor pauses on the observation deck of the Flight 93 National Memorial visitor center in Pennsylvania on Friday. The memorial, honoring the 40 passengers and crew who died when their hijacked airliner crashed in a field, officially opened Thursday. Former New York City mayors Rudy Giuliani, left, and Michael Bloomberg, center, stand with current Mayor Bill de Blasio during the ceremony at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center site. Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush takes part in ceremonies to remember the victims of the 2001 attacks in Londonderry, N.H., on Friday. Elena Lazar, second from left, who lost her son Eugene Gabriel Lazar in the 2001 attacks, is comforted by Siu Chong, her son’s girlfriend at the time of his death, at the World Trade Center memorial. A member of the New York Fire Department salutes at the Wall of Remembrance, a bronze memorial for firefighters killed in the 9/11 attacks on the side of the Engine Co. 10 and Ladder Co. 10 firehouse near the World Trade Center site. People read the names of victims of the 2001 attacks at the 9/11 Empty Sky memorial in Liberty State Park in Jersey City, N.J., at sunrise Friday as the One World Trade Center tower stands in the background. Mitch Ellicott, center, with sons Zachary, left, and Benjamin, remember a family member lost in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The Ellicotts were among those who gathered at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center site in New York City on Friday to mark the 14th anniversary of the attacks.

People read the names of victims of the 2001 attacks at the 9/11 Empty Sky memorial in Liberty State Park in Jersey City, N.J., at sunrise Friday as the One World Trade Center tower stands in the background. Mitch Ellicott, center, with sons Zachary, left, and Benjamin, remember a family member lost in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The Ellicotts were among those who gathered at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center site in New York City on Friday to mark the 14th anniversary of the attacks.

People read the names of victims of the 2001 attacks at the 9/11 Empty Sky memorial in Liberty State Park in Jersey City, N.J., at sunrise Friday as the One World Trade Center tower stands in the background. Eduardo Munoz/Reuters

Mitch Ellicott, center, with sons Zachary, left, and Benjamin, remember a family member lost in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The Ellicotts were among those who gathered at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at …

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama observe a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House on the anniversary of the attacks. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

Gerard Chipura, a captain with the Fire Department of New York, takes a moment to remember his brother who was killed in the 2001 attacks. Andrew Burton/Getty Images

A family member of a victim attends the ceremony at the 9/11 memorial on Friday. Kena Betancur/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images

A flag is placed along the South Pool of the World Trade Center site before the anniversary ceremony. A moment of silence was observed at 8:46 a.m. EDT, the time the first plane struck the North Tower. Bryan R. Smith/Associated Press

Gary Mascitis, 14, remembers his uncle during the ceremony. Family members of the victims read the names of 2,983 people killed in the 2001 attacks and the 1993 bombing. Andrew Burton/Getty Images

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, right, lays a wreath at the Pentagon 9/11 Memorial in Washington on Friday. The Pentagon memorial has 184 individual benches to commemorate the 59 passengers and crew members who died on American Airlines Flight 77 and the 125 people killed in the Pentagon during the attack. Gary Cameron/Reuters

A visitor pauses on the observation deck of the Flight 93 National Memorial visitor center in Pennsylvania on Friday. The memorial, honoring the 40 passengers and crew who died when their hijacked airliner crashed in a field, officially opened Thursday. Gene J. Puskar/Associated Press

 

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