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September 11th

No Place To Mourn: The Remains Of 9/11 That Were Never Found

CARLA CANDIA/EDLP | Posted 11.09.2011 | Latino Voices

Whenever she wants to feel close to her son Paul, who died in the Sept. 11 attacks, Sophie Ortiz pulls out her journal and writes to him, usually the ...

How the Arts Helped Us Through the September 11 Tragedy

Robert L. Lynch | Posted 11.09.2011 | Arts
Robert L. Lynch

The arts are how we communicate about our emotions and our resolve. Every single memorial event that I have ever seen relating to the horror of 9/11 has included the arts as a necessary core of activity.

Longing To Run Away

Barbara Crafton | Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion
Barbara Crafton

I wanted everyone to visit the smoldering site of the World Trade Center. I wanted everyone to see. And now, 10 years later, I want to run away.  

On 9/11 And Forgiving Too Quickly

Rabbi Daniel Greyber | Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Daniel Greyber

God's forgiveness does not extend to sins committed by us against other people unless they've made things right. Neither should ours.

Holding On To Hope 10 Years After 9/11

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie | Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie

The evidence of our times is harsh. Still, I have hope. It is hope born out of my faith and from the experience of living through the last decade.

Ground Zero Health Risks Downplayed By Fed, New Documents Reveal

Posted 11.09.2011 | Healthy Living

By Anthony DePalma, Special to ProPublicaThis story was co-published with the Guardian.In the dark and uncertain days after Sept. 11, 2001, the sight ...

Did Religion Cause 9/11?

Brad Hirschfield | Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion
Brad Hirschfield

There is a long history of hate and violence being done in the name of God, and failing to admit it means failing to fix it.

Nero Revival -- Memorial Nine Eleven, The Opera of Mischa Vetere

Mischa Vetere | Posted 11.09.2011 | Arts
Mischa Vetere

My wish for my memorial painting, besides the sincere thoughts for the thousands of victims of September 11th, 2001, is that humanity finds a way to protect itself from individuals trying to play God.

PHOTO: 9/11 In San Francisco: A Decade Remembered

Robin Wilkey | Posted 11.09.2011 | San Francisco

When it comes to September 11, we all pay tribute in our own way. For some of us, that means remembering through silence and ceremony, like the memori...

A Statement From Pax Christi Metro New York On The 9/11 Anniversary

Rosemarie Pace | Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion
Rosemarie Pace

Ten years ago, the United States suffered a horrific attack. There was shock, anger, fear and unbearable sorrow. We expressed our condemnation, remorse and renewed commitment to peacemaking.

Matt Sledge

Charged Symbols In Bush-Kerry Race, Two 9/11 Widows Say No One Can Speak For All Victims | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics

In the midst of the 2004 presidential election, two women widowed by al Qaeda found themselves on opposing sides of a rancorous debate over national s...

PHOTOS: Magazines Reflect On The Decade After 9/11

Posted 11.09.2011 | Media

The tenth anniversary of 9/11 has brought a flurry of magazine covers commemorating the tragic events of that day. Some are choosing to mark the t...

September 11th: A Reflection

Fr. Peter-Michael Preble | Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion
Fr. Peter-Michael Preble

As we look back on the events that morning in September, as we remember the feelings we had as we watched our country change, let us remember those who gave their lives and let us forgive.

What Makes A Hero?

Posted 11.09.2011 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: As the 10th anniversary of September 11th approaches, we remember t...

Twin Towers Still Standing At Chinese Theme Park

Chris C. Anderson | Posted 11.09.2011 | Travel

It's been 10 years, but replica World Trade Center Twin Towers still stand in a miniature version of Manhattan on display at Window of the World, a Ch...

Heroes and Parents

Tessa Blake | Posted 11.08.2011 | Parents
Tessa Blake

In the last six years I have mostly stopped volunteering for danger in large and small ways. Even when I'm tempted, I remind myself that, above all, my daughter deserves a mother.

Religion's Most Urgent Problem

Rabbi Shai Held | Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Shai Held

Each of us, all of us, must ask: How do we build religious lives in which our care for others is intensified rather than attenuated? There is no more urgent religious question.

Being Able to Smile on September 11

Joshua W. Walker | Posted 11.09.2011 | World
Joshua W. Walker

For a brief moment in the aftermath of 9-11 we were all united as a global community and citizens. Individuals, not countries or political movements, expressed these feelings across cultural, national, and religious divides.

How America Lost Its Soul During the 9/11 Decade

Michael Hughes | Posted 11.09.2011 | World
Michael Hughes

The truth is the world has lost confidence in the "indispensable nation" and has ceased looking to us as a military, economic and moral leader. And as we remain mired in military excursions countries like China are surpassing us on the economic front.

The Safest Building in the World

Adele Scheele | Posted 11.09.2011 | New York
Adele Scheele

We make plans, elaborate plans with backups, and rely on the data to feel secure. Although we can't take it in, we know that there is no such thing as security in life.

A History Lesson

Dan Rather | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics
Dan Rather

2011-09-09-Screenshot20110909at11.00.38AM.jpgA decade after 9/11, we cannot rely on memorials and museums alone. We need to make sure that we teach history to those who never had the opportunity to remember in the first place.

A Classroom Window To September 11th Attacks: High School Students Look Back

Posted 11.09.2011 | Latino Voices

The butterfly effect purports that the flutter of a butterfly's wings could ripple like a chain reaction that eventually creates outsized, widespread ...

The Prophet Joseph And 9/11

Imam Abdullah Antepli | Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion
Imam Abdullah Antepli

As we reflect on 9/11, can we feel the intense pride and gratitude that Joseph felt when he faced his aggressors? Can we tell these evil forces: You wanted to divide us but we are more united than ever.

Saki Knafo

The Challenge Of Chronicling Life After 9/11 | Saki Knafo | Posted 11.09.2011 | Home

Of all the documentaries about Sept. 11, none is more intimate than "Rebirth," a new film that draws its drama not from the cataclysmic nature of the ...

Andrea Stone

Flight 93 Heroes Get Their Own Memorial In Remote Shanksville, Pennsylvania (VIDEO) | Andrea Stone | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. -- As the nation marks the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks this weekend, in this remote corner of southern Pennsylvania, a m...