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September 11

The 9/11 Story I Choose to Tell: We All Belong to Each Other

Rinku Sen | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics
Rinku Sen

September 11 has become a national day of reflection and resolution. One version of the event's aftermath is that the country came together. After the initial shock of 9/11, however, other stories emerged.

Jaweed Kaleem

Ahead Of 9/11, Nation's Biggest Religious Figures Call For Peace

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 11.07.2011 | Religion

Anticipating heightened tension as the nation approaches the tenth anniversary of Sept. 11, a broad coalition of religious leaders representing dozens...

The Defining Moment of the Decade

Peter Jan Honigsberg | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics
Peter Jan Honigsberg

Our Witness to Guantanamo project is documenting our nation's rule of law violations and human rights abuses post 9/11. To date, we have filmed interviews of 66 people in 11 countries.

The Bright September Sun: Teenagers Remember 9/11

John Duffy, Psy.D. | Posted 11.07.2011 | Parents
John Duffy, Psy.D.

I've been asking teenagers about their experience of 9/11, and the decade that has passed since. I asked if they remember the day. And they do. Of course they do. But what they seem to remember most, curiously, is us, our reactions.

Reflections on Writing About the New World

Harry Spero | Posted 11.07.2011 | Impact
Harry Spero

A year ago, I found these songs in a notebook, along with a few other songs I had written with a 9/11 theme. I realized that I had a genuine concept album or rock opera.

A Decade Later, 9/11 Conspiracy Theories Still Alive and Well

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The decade since the hijacked 747s rammed into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon hasn't changed one thing. Millions of Americans still fervently believe that the 9/11 terror attacks were part of a well-conceived, well-planned, staged act.

Honoring 9/11 by Upholding Freedom

Farhana Khera | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics
Farhana Khera

We are at a pivotal moment in our nation's history, a moment that will define our generation as one that upheld our values, or succumbed to fear. Now, more than ever, we need all Americans to come together, united against hate and fear, and to stand up for freedom.

Healing Hearts Of September 11th

Rocco Staino | Posted 11.07.2011 | Arts
Rocco Staino

From now until September 15th the public is invited to visit Sciame Construction in Lower Manhattan to view the Pen & Ink Exhibition of John Coburn's Healing Hearts.

David Ramirez

PHOTOS: 9/11: A Photographer Remembers

HuffingtonPost.com | David Ramirez | Posted 11.06.2011 | Latino Voices

On Sept. 11, 2001, New York Post photographer Bolivar Arellano was assigned to follow mayoral candidate Fernando Ferrer’s every move. Ferrer was fav...

How U.S. Proxy Wars Created An Islamic Militant Threat In Somalia

The Nation | Jeremy Scahill | Posted 11.07.2011 | World

The notorious Somali paramilitary warlord who goes by the nom de guerre Indha Adde, or White Eyes, walks alongside trenches on the outskirts of Mogadi...

September 11th, Ten Years Later

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 11.07.2011 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

If we make an honest assessment of the struggle of the past decade against Al Qaeda and its branches, we are compelled to state that the assassins, if not routed, have, at the very least, suffered a serious setback.

Brenda Berkman, Former New York City Fire Department Captain, Talks Women At Ground Zero

Posted 11.07.2011 | Women

Captain Brenda Berkman has been a crusader for women in the emergency services since she challenged the barriers to women entering the New York City F...

WATCH: An Argentine Doctor Whose Life Was Changed By 9/11

Posted 11.07.2011 | Latino Voices

Dr. Alejandra Ciappa faces death everyday at her work as a Genetic Psychiatrist at the Fundacion Favaloro in Buenos Aires, Argentina. But September 11...

9/11: The American Family Survives

Bruce Kluger | Posted 11.07.2011 | New York
Bruce Kluger

It has been a long and contentious 10 years, but we should remember the enduring bond among brothers and sisters. For all our quarreling, we of the American family do eventually return to that same shared room.

A Parent's Guide to Helping Your Kids Emerge From the 9/11 Anniversary With Hope

Alicia Salzer, M.D. | Posted 11.06.2011 | Parents
Alicia Salzer, M.D.

Your children will learn the history from school. What they will not learn from school is how to grieve without being overwhelmed by it. How to take hold of tragedy and make the world a better place.

"She Was the One"

StoryCorps | Posted 11.07.2011 | Impact
StoryCorps

When Richie Pecorella met Karen Juday, she captured his heart and changed his life. They were engaged and living together in Brooklyn when Karen was killed in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, where she worked as an administrative assistant.

PHOTOS: Other World Events That Took Place On September 11

Posted 11.07.2011 | World

The events of Sept. 11, 2001 undoubtedly changed the course of U.S. history -- and permanently etched the date on the world's consciousness. With the ...

Remembering Tragedy and Human Solidarity

Prof. Klaus Schwab | Posted 11.07.2011 | World
Prof. Klaus Schwab

On this anniversary, New York's friends around the world remember the bravery and determination of its people and extend sympathy once again to all those who lost loved ones.

One of Nine Subjects

Tanya Villanueva Tepper | Posted 11.07.2011 | New York
Tanya Villanueva Tepper

On the morning of 9/11, I was painting my nails to highlight the engagement ring my fiancé Sergio, an FDNY firefighter, had given me on the anniversary of our first kiss. Soon after, all the meaning to my life disappeared.

PHOTOS: Newsweek, Time Commemorate 9/11

Posted 11.07.2011 | Media

Time and Newsweek found very different ways to commemorate the anniversary of 9/11. Both magazines released the covers for their special anniversar...

9/11, in Darkness

Rachel Kash | Posted 11.07.2011 | Women
Rachel Kash

Every year, the world relives 9/11 through its horrific imagery. And every year, the first person who comes to my mind is my father, a lifelong New Yorker who experienced the tragedy as a blind man.

Rebecca Dolan

WATCH: Rick Steves Talks Travel In A Post 9/11 World

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Dolan | Posted 11.30.2011 | Travel

Since 1973, Rick Steves has spent 120 days a year in Europe as a travel guide, host of "Rick Steves' Europe" and author of more than 50 guidebooks. Ne...

2001-2011: A Welcome End to Certain Delusions

Felix Marquardt | Posted 11.07.2011 | World
Felix Marquardt

Throughout the Arab world, the need to discuss the place of religion in the society, politics, the economy and various institutions remains dire. Still, a new Weltanschauung is unmistakably emerging in the Arab and the neighboring Muslim world.

New York's 9/11, and Not Letting Go

Michael Oreskes | Posted 11.07.2011 | New York
Michael Oreskes

Not letting go permeates the city these days. In large ways and small, New Yorkers still are trying to refill the empty sky that Bruce Springsteen mourned.

What The ‘Falling Man’ Taught Me About My Marriage

Lee Harrington | Posted 11.06.2011 | Divorce
Lee Harrington

And so I ventured forth, on my own. There was still the fear that I wouldn't make it on my own. And it was quite possible I would, in the end, still die alone. But I had to try. I had to try to be fearless. Just as the Falling Man had tried.