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Sept. 11 Relief Group Builds Home for Wounded Marine

Volunteers for H.E.A.R.T. 9/11 and Purple Heart Homes build a house for a wounded Marine. (Photo by Robert Kolodny/H.E.A.R.T. 9/11) Volunteers for H.E.A.R.T. 9/11 and Purple Heart Homes build a house for a wounded Marine. (Photo by Robert Kolodny/H.E.A.R.T. 9/11)

H.E.A.R.T. 9/11 joins Purple Heart Homes to build a house in Connecticut for a wounded Marine.  Read more »

The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

(Amy Dreher Photo) (Amy Dreher Photo)

Spring ushers in blossoms on the Survivor Tree.  Read more »

AIA Honors Architects Helping to 'Heal a Nation'

A bird's eye view of the 9/11 Memorial and the 16-acre World Trade Center site. (Photo by Joe Woolhead) A bird's eye view of the 9/11 Memorial and the 16-acre World Trade Center site. (Photo by Joe Woolhead)

The American Institute of Architects will honor designers behind the rebuilding of the World Trade Center in an upcoming ceremony in Washington, D.C.  Read more »

The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

(Amy Dreher photo) (Amy Dreher photo)

Ireland's Navy reserve unit lays wreath at the 9/11 Memorial.  Read more »

British PM Cameron Tours 9/11 Memorial

(Amy Dreher photo) (Amy Dreher photo)

Prime Minister David Cameron of Britain visits 9/11 Memorial to pay his respects.  Read more »

The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, left, tours the 9/11 Memorial. (Photo by Ed Reed/Mayor's office) House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, left, tours the 9/11 Memorial. (Photo by Ed Reed/Mayor's office)

Photographer Ed Reed sits in for Amy Dreher this week to snap pictures of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's recent visit to the 9/11 Memorial.  Read more »

Rebirth: 14 Cameras, 10 years at WTC

A scene from the "Rebirth" movie. (Showtime) A scene from the "Rebirth" movie. (Showtime)

March 11 marked the 10-year anniversary of the founding of Project Rebirth and the installation of its cameras at the World Trade Center site.   Read more »

9/11 Memorial Pres is Among 2012 Henry Crown Fellows

9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels, left, speaks with firefighters on the 10-year anniversary of Sept. 11. (Photo by Joe Woolhead) 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels, left, speaks with firefighters on the 10-year anniversary of Sept. 11. (Photo by Joe Woolhead)

9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels is named among the emerging leaders of a fellowship program designed to "engage the next generation of leaders."  Read more »

Visitor Videos Capture 9/11 Memorial Tributes, Experiences

Screenshot of YouTube user arlags' video titled "9/11 Memorial Museum World Trade Center New York City" Screenshot of YouTube user arlags' video titled "9/11 Memorial Museum World Trade Center New York City"

YouTube videos share sights and sounds of the memorial with the world.  Read more »

International Essay and Film Contest for Teens Explores How 9/11 Changed the World

(Joe Woolhead photo) (Joe Woolhead photo)

9/11 London Project offers students an opportunity to visit the 9/11 Memorial  Read more »