2008 marks the seventh anniversary of the worst terrorist attack inflicted on our nation. Patriot Day reflects the compassion of people who stepped forward to help those they've never met and the generosity of millions of Americans who enriched our country with acts of service and kindness on that 11th day of September in 2001. It is a true demonstration of why our country stands against those who force harm upon us.
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September 11, 2001 was a turning point in many American lives. The image of the planes crashing into the World Trade Center towers is forever etched in our memories. MORE about Chicago Remembers 911 with Military Recognition Ceremony
It's been seven years since the images of airplanes smashing into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon were seared into our memories. MORE about Paying Tribute to the Military's Men, Women and Children
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