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

A young boy in a fall jacket pets Chance the golden retriever at the 9/11 Memorial.
A young visitor and Chance, the golden retriever 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: A young visitor hugs certified therapy dog, Chance, at the 9/11 Memorial. This golden retriever visits the memorial and museum regularly with his handler, Frank Shane, as a part of the museum’s educational programs. Shane and Chance share the story of Nikie, a certified therapy dog that worked at Ground Zero. Artifacts related to Nikie’s work with rescue and recovery workers are on display in the museum.

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