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A white rose is placed on the 9/11 Memorial pools at the names of the victims whose birthdays would have been celebrated on that day. Photo by Jin Lee.
Richard Pecorella and Karen Juday were engaged to be married. In this animated oral history, Richard recalls his love for Karen, who was killed on 9/11.
Photo of a tour group near the Survivor Tree at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Monika Graff.

Healing a City and Nation with Design

Architect Gary Handel said his firm looked to create “a place that is a catalyst for the continuing transformation of lower Manhattan.” Photo by Jin Lee.
Family members stop in a moment of reflection before placing a rose on the North Tower bronze parapet.
Family members and friends of victims of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing gather at the 9/11 Memorial on Feb. 26, 2016. Photo by Jin Lee, 9/11 Memorial

A Fragment of History

Photo of the fragment from the 1993 memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.
The Sphere became a symbol of resilience after it was left standing on 9/11.
Photo of Vincent Boneski and Myrna Weinstein. Photo by Jin Lee.
This metal fragment stood out amid 4,000 tons of rubble.