PHOTOS: Remembering 9/11 on the 11th anniversary

A woman cries on engravings of names on the 9/11 memorial during ceremonies for the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center.

Across the world, people are remembering the more than 2,700 lives that were lost on September 11, 2001.

In New York City, the World Trade Center Memorial site is filled with family members paying tribute to loved ones who lost their lives that day.

A somber ceremony began this morning at 8:39 a.m. Once again this year, the name of each victim is read aloud. It will conclude at 12:30 p.m.

(Photo by Mile Dixon/Metro)

(Photos by Getty Images)

People pause outside of the World Trade Center.

An American flag sits in the name of Frances Ann Cilente during memorial ceremonies.

Pilsoon Kang, who’s lost her son, Joon Koo Kang, stands at the memorial during memorial ceremonies for the eleventh anniversary.

Christine Gonda places a picture of firefighter George Kane in the engraving of his name at the South Pool.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, speak with Miah Afsaruddin during ceremonies.

An honor guard carries the World Trade Center flag near the South Pool of the 9/11 Memorial.

A member of the military salutes while standing by the South Pool.



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