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

A woman wears purple gloves as she does work conserving the slurry wall at Foundation Hall in the Museum.
Conserving the slurry wall at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

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: After hours at the 9/11 Memorial Museum, assistant conservator Maureen Merrigan examines the preserved segment of the original slurry wall. The retaining wall withstood the devastation of the attack.

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Tribute Honors Victims of Orlando

Ribbons of various colors form a rainbow ring around the Survivor Tree. The ribbons have been tied on a railing around the tree to honor victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida.

On Thursday, hundreds gathered at the 9/11 Memorial to commemorate the lives of the victims killed at Pulse nightclub in what was the deadliest terror attack in the United States since Sept. 11.

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Honoring the Life of David Reed Gamboa Brandhorst

A white rose has been placed at the name of 3-year-old victim David Reed Gamboa on the 9/11 Memorial. An inset image of Gamboa is to the right of the white rose.

At age 3, David Reed Gamboa Brandhorst loved Legos, his cousins and attending his weekly swim class. On Sept. 11, he boarded flight 175 at Logan Airport with his fathers Daniel Brandhorst and Ronald Gamboa to return home to Los Angeles.

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