Photo of a tour group near the Survivor Tree at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Monika Graff.
A tour group gathers near the Survivor Tree at the 9/11 Memorial at dusk. The Callery pear tree became known as the “Survivor Tree” after living through the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks despite being burned and broken. The tree, which was removed from ground zero after the attack, nursed back to health and returned to the site in 2010, is a symbol of resilience, survival and rebirth.Read more