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

Shadiq Khan, the mayor of London, looks out at a reflecting pool at the 9/11 Memorial. A bouquet of flowers sits on the bronza parapet beside him.
Shadiq Khan, Mayor of London, at the 9/11 Memorial. 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: Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, lays a wreath and pays his respects at the 9/11 Memorial. Over 20 international leaders visited the 9/11 Memorial over the two weeks that the United Nations General Assembly was in session in mid-September.

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