Light It Up: NYC Lights Up the City with 9/11 Tribute Lights, Commemorating that Tragic Day

Editor’s Note: It has been 13 years since 9/11 attacks occurred. The memory is still fresh in my mind; as if it happened yesterday. May we never forget this attack and how we, as a nation, joined together to defeat our enemies.

New York City commemorated the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks Wednesday night, powering on nearly 100 7,000-watt xenon bulbs to illuminate into the sky two beams indicating where the Twin Towers once stood.

The powerful scene was captured by multiple photographers. Here are 11 images of the display.

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