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Come hear 9/11 Volunteers Tonight in Speakers Series

It’s not too late to RSVP for tonight’s event at 6:30 p.m. at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site, 20 Vesey St. (Between Church Street and Broadway). Come hear three leaders who have met the challenge of service, response and relief, and crisis counseling across the country and the globe.  Read more »

The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

Staff photographer Amy Dreher snaps a lot of pictures at the World Trade Center site, documenting the construction progress of the 9/11 Memorial. Amy also trains her lens on the smaller pieces that may be overlooked with a project of this magnitude. Through “The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial,” readers of The MEMO blog can share some of the unique vantage points captured by Amy.Proud card carrier: Bay Crane Operator Andrew "Andy" Calise holds up his 9/11 Memorial Preview Site  Read more »

Volunteers Respond to 9/11, Hear Their Stories on Wednesday

Come meet Jay Winuk,  co-founder of MyGoodDeed.org -- the nonprofit initiative leading the movement to transform 9/11 into an annually recognized National Day of Service -- at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site this Wednesday. The discussion will cover how volunteerism in the U.S. boomed after 9/11.Hear his story:6:30 p.m., Wed., Dec. 8  Read more »

Video: Fox News follows 9/11 Memorial's architect (Update)

 Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comAbove: Veteran news anchor Shepard Smith introduces the latest installment of the Fox News series “The Rise of Freedom," which features 9/11 Memorial architect Michael Arad.  In the broadcast, Arad discusses the signature 9/11 Memorial pools, which feature 30-foot waterfalls.  Arad, a partner of Handel Architects  Read more »

Volunteerism since 9/11, RSVP now for latest lecture

 The "9/11, Today and Tomorrow" speaker series has returned  for another installment at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site, 20 Vesey St. (Between Church Street and Broadway).  Read more »

VIDEO: Joel Meyerowitz Returns to WTC, Photos Then and Now

                           Photographer, Joel Meyerowitz, revisits the World Trade Center nine years later. Above is the TIME video and a link to his photosBy Norm Dannen, Public Affairs Associate  Read more »

Video: WSJ Columnist Visits Hangar Filled with WTC Steel

                                  Good Day NY interviews Ralph Gardner, a Wall Street Journal columnist, about his trip hangar 17 at JKF International Airport.  World Trade Center remnant steel, crushed emergency vehicles and other artifacts recovered from ground zero have been housed there since 2001. Some of the artifacts will be part of exhibits at the 9/11 Memorial Museum.  Read Ralph's   Read more »

VIDEO: 9/11 Steel Travels

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comThe above video is from Fox News' "The Rise of Freedom" series documents Pennsylvania memorial that honors victims of 9/11 with steel beam from World Trade Center. Read more about WTC steel being used in memorials across the country on The MEMOBy 9/11 Memorial Staff  Read more »

VIDEO: Inside Look at One World Trade Center

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comThe above video is from Fox News' "The Rise of Freedom" series taking a look at what it takes to build America's tallest building - One World Trade Center.By 9/11 Memorial Staff  Read more »

Follow the Flag: 9/11 stripes stop in Dallas

This flag is on a mission. Hands from across the nation will put their touch on the National 9/11 FlagOn it's latest stop to Oak Cliff, Texas, students of Erik Jonsson Community School have taken time to care for the flag and remember that all American's, not just New Yorkers, were affected that day."I will always be an American," the fourth graders sang to a local community group according to a   Read more »