9/11 Memorial Commemorates Pulse Nightclub Attack

Dozens of rainbow-colored ribbons are tied around a metal post.
Photo by Jin S. Lee

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum is a photography series devoted to documenting moments big and small that unfold at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.    

The View: Today on the fourth anniversary of the Pulse nightclub attack, we remember the special ceremony held on the 9/11 Memorial plaza last year on June 12, 2019. Members of the public tied nearly 10,000 rainbow-colored ribbons on the railing surrounding the Survivor Tree. The Peace of Heart Choir performed a musical tribute at the Survivor Tree. The anniversary coincided with WorldPride 2019 and Stonewall 50. 

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