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Event to Remember, Celebrate Loved Ones Lost

Cover of "Passed and Present: Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive". Photo courtesy Allison Gilbert. Cover of "Passed and Present: Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive". Photo courtesy Allison Gilbert.

Event geared toward celebrating the life of loved ones lost held in New York City on May 15.  Read more »

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

Visitors overlooking Foundation Hall. Photo by Jin Lee. Visitors overlooking Foundation Hall. Photo by Jin Lee.

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.  Read more »

FDNY Sons Honor Lost Firefighter Fathers

Left to right: Frank Palombo, who died on 9/11, and his son Thomas Palombo. Photo courtesy of the FDNY. Left to right: Frank Palombo, who died on 9/11, and his son Thomas Palombo. Photo courtesy of the FDNY.

In honor of International Firefighters' Day, we share a story of two firefighters who are honoring the legacy of their fathers who died in the line of duty just months apart.  Read more »

Over 5,000 Attend 4th Annual 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk

Runners cross the finish line at the 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk. Photo by Jin Lee. Runners cross the finish line at the 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk. Photo by Jin Lee.

More than 5,000 gathered yesterday for the fourth annual 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Employee Inspired to Become US Citizen

Jose Mendes, 9/11 Memorial mechanic. Photo by 9/11 Memorial Staff. Jose Mendes, 9/11 Memorial mechanic. Photo by 9/11 Memorial Staff.

Profile of Jose Mendes, a 9/11 Memorial mechanic who recently became an American citizen.  Read more »

Today Marks 21st Anniversary of Oklahoma City Bombing

Field of empty chairs at the memorial. Photo courtesy of Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum. Field of empty chairs at the memorial. Photo courtesy of Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

Today marks the 21st anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing.  Read more »

Tribeca Film Festival Reaches 15-Year Milestone

The 15th annual Tribeca Film Festival kicked off last night and runs through April 24.  Read more »

Woman Running Cross-Country to Honor 9/11 Victims

Jan Walker during her four-month journey across the US. Photo courtesy of Jan Walker from the Rise Up for the Fallen Facebook page. Jan Walker during her four-month journey across the US. Photo courtesy of Jan Walker from the Rise Up for the Fallen Facebook page.

Jan Walker from Knoxville, Tenn. is on a four-month journey to run across American in honor of 9/11 victims.  Read more »

Remembering Charles S. Hirsch, Chief Medical Examiner on 9/11

Dr. Charles S. Hirsch. Photo courtesy of the NYC Office of Chief Medical Examiner (OCME). Dr. Charles S. Hirsch. Photo courtesy of the NYC Office of Chief Medical Examiner (OCME).

Dr. Charles S. Hirsch, who served as New York City’s chief medical examiner from 1989 until his retirement in 2013, died at 79.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Volunteers Share Why They Give Back

Docent Jeanmarie Hargrave inside the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee. Docent Jeanmarie Hargrave inside the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

In recognition of National Volunteer Week, the 9/11 Memorial and Museum is recognizing its volunteers and encouraging others to get involved.  Read more »