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

West Point Cadets run in formation at the 9/11 Memorial.
West Point Cadets at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Monika Graff.

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

The View: West Point Cadets enter the 9/11 Memorial as they finish the annual Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk sponsored by the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation. Over 25,000 participated in the event that concluded with a ceremony held near the North Pool on Sunday, Sept. 25. 

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Remembering Terence Hatton: 'Capt. Man-Hatton'

A white rose sits at the name of Captain Terence Hatton on the 9/11 Memorial. An inset black-and-white photo shows Hatton in an FDNY uniform.

Terence Hatton, the captain of FDNY’s elite Rescue Company 1, was nicknamed "Capt. Man-Hatton" for his insistence on learning the borough’s buildings inside and out.

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