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Remembering Sept. 11th
9/11/2018
 
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President Trump was one of several distinguished speakers at the 17th Flight 93 Memorial Ceremony in Somerset County Tuesday. The president and first lady Melania Trump were on hand for the remembrance of the 40 men and women who lost their lives on Flight 93 17 years ago in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack. "We cherish their legacy and we ask God to forever bless the heroes of Flight 93," said the president. As part of the ceremony, the names of all those who lost their lives were read, followed by the ringing of the remembrance bell. "This memorial is dedicated to preserving the stories of the heroes of Flight 93," said Gordon Felt, president of the Families of Flight 93. "They attacked the enemy and they fought until the very end, they defeated this wicked, evil plan," said the president of the passengers. Other speakers at the event included Gov. Tom Wolf, former Gov. Mark Schweiker Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and Flight 93 Superintendent Stephen Clark. The Tower of Voices a 93 foot tower with 40 wind chimes that honors the 40 passengers killed in the crash was unveiled at the Flight 93 site Sunday.
  
 
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