September 11, 2011

Sacramento, California -- September 11, 2011

This is a day of remembrance and honoring those you gave their lives 10 years ago today - 2,852 people from 116 countries, including the 343 firefighters and paramedics and 60 police officers.  Memorials are being held all over this country.  We went to the one here in Sacramento today.  It is at the Sacramento Cal Expo Center.  (We are staying at the RV Park behind the Center.)

  You are greeted with a display of shoes on the lawn, 
each with a flag, representing those who died.

There were shoes of all sizes, including children shoes.

Sacramento received one of the Trade Center I-Beams.
Notice flags at half mast. 

See the two glass towers in the background, replicas of the twin towers.

Close up of the glass towers at the Sacramento 911 permanent memorial.

The names of the dead are engraved in the granite ball
that keeps rotating around in flowing water.

This memorial piece is dedicated to those who lost their lives
on Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.


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