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9/11 Memorial Preview Site welcomes millionth visitor less than a year after opening (Updated X2)

Like the hundreds of thousands before her, Vibeke Arensbak traveled to the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site at 20 Vesey St. to pay her respects and learn more about the memorial and museum.   But today Arensbak of Denmark would help the Preview Site achieve an incredible milestone.

Arensbak became the Preview Site's millionth visitor, a landmark reached less than a year after the Preview Site opened its doors on August 26, 2009.

9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels said, "We are proud to have established a space where a million people have already visited in less than a year’s time and had the opportunity to learn about the lives stripped away on 9/11 and about the Memorial and Museum being built in their honor."

Arensbak was presented with a certificate for a dedicated cobblestone that will be permanently placed on the memorial plaza, joining other supporters in the ongoing cobblestone campaign. She called it an honor to be recognized as the millionth visitor.

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By Michael Frazier,  Sr. Communication Manager for the 9/11 Memorial