Remembering 9/11- The 17th Anniversary.

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Today is the 17th Anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks that killed close to 3000 people and injured more that 6000 in a series of attacks. Almost two decades later, it’s a painful reminder for the survivors and the families of those who lost their loved ones.

  • The White house declared September 7 to 9 as National Days of Prayer to remember the victims. Various events are being held across United States of America today.
  • A ceremony will be held at the 9/11 Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. President Donald Trump will attend this ceremony.
  • At the Pentagon in the capital, Washington DC, special services will be held for families who lost their loved one in the crash.
  • In the city of New York, survivors and families of those killed will come together at Ground Zero (where Twin Towers of WTC stood earlier) and beams of lights will be projected in the memory of those lost in the terror attacks.
  • At the Wright Museum in New Hampshire, annual “9-11 Memorial Ceremony” will be held in the museum’s theatre.

Various other events will be held  across United States of America to remember the victims.

A lot of documentaries and shows have been made about the 9/11 attacks. And many of these various documentaries and shows are available on Netflix and Amazon Prime.

Watch these shows/documentaries to remember those who lost their life.

  • The Last Secrets of 9/11, Netflix – This documentary was released on Sep.12, 2006 to mark the 5th Anniversary of the attack. It talks about methods DNA identification used to identify the 60% of remains of the attack.
  • Children of 9/11, Amazon Prime – This documentary talks about 11 children from six families trying to deal with the attack.
  • 9/11: Phone Calls from the Towers, Amazon Prime: This film gives us a glimpse into heartbreaking recorded messages and private calls of the victims.
  • The Looming Tower, Amazon Prime – While most documentaries/shows talk about the post-war scenario, The Looming Tower talks about the rivalry between FBI and CIA that set stage for the attacks.

Fahrenheit 9/11, Netflix– It talks about how Bush administration used this event for the wars on Afghanistan and Iraq.