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9/11 20 Years Later

Ceremony honors first responders lost in years since 9/11
The foundation holds an annual 5K run and walk that retraces Stephen Siller's footsteps. The event, which raises money for wounded veterans and families of fallen first responders, was canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Death and suffering in Iraq a painful legacy of 9/11 attacks
After decades of conflict, Iraq today has a relatively stable government, and the car bombings, suicide attacks and death squads have subsided. But the economy is in tatters, its infrastructure is crumbling and corruption is rampant. The government, with its fractious politics, is unable to control the dozens of powerful Iran-backed militias that wield enormous control.

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Biden marks 9/11 anniversary with tribute, call for unity
For President Joe Biden, like his predecessors, the 9/11 anniversary can also present an opportunity to try to reclaim the sense of national unity that followed the attacks, a spirt long since faded amid the country’s divisive politics.
'Life just changed': Service academy athletes, ex-coach recall 9/11
For those in charge of the young athletes at the nation's three service academies, memories of the 2001 terrorist attacks are tinged with sadness, anger and, above all, immense pride in watching their players realize that their mission to protect their country had suddenly been put front and center.
A generation shaped by 9/11: Stories of Americans inspired to serve
In the 20 years since the attacks, some of those service members deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan multiple times. Some of the troops concluded their service and used the GI Bill to finish college, while others made a career out of the military. Their lives, and the lives of their families, were shaped by 9/11.

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