Pictures taken on September 11, 2009 at Ground Zero:

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Family members of victims stand in the rain at the start of ceremonies marking the eighth anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City September 11, 2009. Families of the victims of the September 11, 2001 attack gathered to remember their lost loved ones. REUTERS/Robert Sciarrino/Pool
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A woman holds a picture of a loved one before a ceremony marking the eighth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York September 11, 2009. Families of the victims are gathering at the annual ceremony to remember the attacks that killed more than 2,700 people with the destruction of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. REUTERS/Chris Hondros/Pool
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A woman holds a picture of a loved one before a ceremony marking the eighth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York September 11, 2009. Families of the victims are gathering at the annual ceremony to remember the attacks that killed more than 2,700 people with the destruction of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. REUTERS/Chris Hondros/Pool
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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden visit the reflecting pool during the eighth anniversary commemoration ceremony of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center at Ground Zero in New York, September 11, 2009. Families of the victims are gathering at the annual ceremony to remember the attacks that killed more than 2,700 people with the destruction of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. REUTERS/Peter Foley/Pool
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Family members of victims pay their respects at the site of the former twin towers on the eighth anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, in New York, September 11, 2009. Families of the victims are gathering at the annual ceremony to remember the attacks that killed more than 2,700 people with the destruction of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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A member of the Fire Department of New York salutes at the reflecting pool at Ground Zero during the eighth anniversary remembrance of the attacks on New York and Washington, in New York, September 11, 2009. Families of the victims are gathering at the annual ceremony to remember the attacks that killed more than 2,700 people with the destruction of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. REUTERS/Chip East
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Family members of victims pay their respects at the site of the former twin towers on the eighth anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, in New York, September 11, 2009. Families of the victims are gathering at the annual ceremony to remember the attacks that killed more than 2,700 people with the destruction of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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Family members of September 11, 2001 attack victims mourn at the reflecting pool during the eighth anniversary commemoration ceremony, September 11, 2009 in New York. Families of the victims are gathering at the annual ceremony to remember the attacks that killed more than 2,700 people with the destruction of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. REUTERS/Chang W. Lee/Pool