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Prayers, tears, pain, and honor

In Boston and New York, in Pennsylvania and at the Pentagon, the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 brought together families of the nearly 3,000 killed and thousands more who gathered to grieve and reflect.
Photos: 9/11 remembrances

Photos: 9/11 remembrances

Residents around the state gathered at several ceremonies Friday honoring those who died on Sept. 11, 2001.

McGrory: Aftershocks undiminished

Ten years later, and Sept. 11 remains brilliantly lit yet deep in shadows, its meaning a work in progress - for the world, and for each of us.

Featured photo galleries

9/11 terror attack photos
9/11 terror attack photos
A collection of iconic scenes from the Sept. 11 terror attacks in which almost 3,000 people died.
Scenes from Shanksville
Scenes from Shanksville
A ceremony was held for the passengers and crew aboard Flight 93 at the Penn. crash site.
Evolution of Ground Zero
Evolution of Ground Zero
The World Trade Center's footprint has been transformed.
Killed in Afghanistan
Killed in Afghanistan
Mass. service members killed in Operation Enduring Freedom.
Sept. 11 on the web
Sept. 11 on the web
A roundup of internet news sites' coverage of the breaking story.
Airport security changes
Airport security changes
The many ways airline travel changed after the attacks.
9/11 memorials in Mass.
9/11 memorials in Mass.
Communities in the state honor Sept. 11, 2001 victims.
Lasting impact
Lasting impact
Outlining how the world has changed since Sept. 11, 2001.
Remembering Sept. 11

Previously published stories

September 11, 2011
9/11: What else it taught us

9/11: What else it taught us

From mathematics to psychology, the attacks changed what we know about the world.
From the Globe Magazine

How 9/11 changed the way a generation is growing up

After 9/11, no parent or child wanted to be out of touch again. Technology made it possible to make an idea concrete: From this point on, one need never experience an emergency alone.
September 10, 2011
War without end, on both fronts

War without end, on both fronts

In Iraq, Afghanistan, and back at home, the toll on US forces in time, toil, blood, and family life has been almost incalculable — a debt repayable only in honor.

Victims remembered at Logan

About 500 people attended a ceremony at the Boston airport to remember those who perished during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
September 9, 2011
The presence of absence

The presence of absence

For artists, 9/11 has been elusive. How does one render, or reimagine, something so universally and vividly seen?
September 8, 2011
Strangers in their own land, as they came of age

Strangers in their own land, as they came of age

It was hard to be a Muslim child after 9/11, and it stayed hard for a while. But edges softened and the children have grown up, defining for themselves an American way. (Boston Globe)
September 7, 2011
All the security money can buy; unease remains

All the security money can buy; unease remains

The state, and especially Boston, has tapped the gusher of US antiterror funds, buying topnotch gear - which, in these 10 years of eerie calm, has seen little use. (Boston Globe)
September 6, 2011
The rarely noticed casualties of Sept. 11

The rarely noticed casualties of Sept. 11

At the ticket counter, baggage ramp, tarmac, and beyond, Logan workers were left to come to terms on their own, or to try, after the hijacked flights roared into history. (Boston Globe)
September 5, 2011
After 10 years, Afghans know little of peace

After 10 years, Afghans know little of peace

US intervention in 2001 was cheered in the north, and the Taliban was swiftly beaten. But a returning reporter finds the Islamic extremists filtering back. (Boston Globe)
September 4, 2011
4 families, 4 stories of loss, love, and resilience

4 families, 4 stories of loss, love, and resilience

The 9/11 attacks claimed thousands, including Rahma Salie, who was seven months pregnant, and her husband Micky, left, and the list only starts with the dead. Left behind were those for whom the years have meant building the unthinkable into every new day. (By Jenna Russell, Globe Staff)

Akamai thrives in the spirit of its lost founder

When Akamai Daniel Lewin died in the 9/11 attacks, nobody knew whether his company would survive. Yet Akamai’s employees have been determined to preserve Lewin’s memory with a thriving business and a global network that works.
September 2, 2011

Joan Wickersham: Nine days before the sky fell

"Sept. 11, 2001, changed everything.’’ As the tenth anniversary approaches, a lot of experts will weigh in on that statement. But to see how an event transformed us, we need to remember where we were just beforehand. Perhaps the most striking thing about the newspapers of Sept. 2, 2001, is the absence of a perceived enemy. (Boston Globe)
September 1, 2011
Finally, World Trade Center rises from ground zero

Finally, World Trade Center rises from ground zero

Ten years after the 9/11 attacks destroyed the World Trade Center, an 80-story glass and steel tower is rising like a phoenix from the ashes of Ground Zero.
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