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

A view of One World Trade Center from street level shows the skyscraper rising into the clouds on an overcast night. Only part of the building is visible below the clouds.
View of One World Trade Center. 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: Looking up at One World Trade Center on a recent stormy evening. The thick fog prevented a full view of the 1,776-foot skyscraper, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. 

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9/11 Memorial Museum security guard Mary Santos stands in front of a destroyed radio and television antenna from the North Tower.

Before joining the security team at the 9/11 Memorial Museum, Mary Santos worked as a security guard for Summit Security at the Twin Towers.

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Exploring Ongoing Health Impacts of 9/11

Visitors tie blue ribbons on a railing surrounding the Last Column during a ceremony on May 30, 2015.

Update (12/10):  In recent days the potential reauthorization of the Zadroga Act, which would provide permanent funding for health care programs treating those affected by the 9/11 events, has been in the national spotlight.

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