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Robin Hoecker ©Stars and StripesArlington, Va., September, 2008:2,298 flags, representing lives lost in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, stand in the Pentagon parking lot as part of the dedication ceremony for the Pentagon Memorial. “We pray that you will find some comfort among the peace of these grounds,” President George W. Bush told 9/11 victims' friends and family members. “We pray that you will find strength in knowing that our nation will always grieve with you.”

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