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

 Six students kneel down in a bed of plants on Memorial plaza as they participate in National Volunteer Week.
Students participate in National Volunteer Week at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by staff.

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: On Saturday, April 16 students from four local high schools helped clear acorns from the 9/11 Memorial as part of National Volunteer Week. The students collected over 100 pounds of acorns. 

By 9/11 Memorial Staff

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