NEW YORK, États-Unis - De multiples cérémonies de commémoration ont lieu ce mardi aux États-Unis, 11 ans après les attentats terroristes du 11 septembre 2001 qui ont fait près de 3000 morts.

Ce jour-là, en avant-midi, une vingtaine de terroristes ont détourné quatre avions civils pour commettre des attentats-suicides. Deux des appareils se sont écrasés sur les tours jumelles du World Trade Centre, à New York, et un autre s'est jeté sur le Pentagone, le siège du Département américain de la Défense, à Washington.

Le quatrième, qui se dirigeait vers Washington, s'est écrasé dans un champ à Shanksville, en Pennsylvanie, après que des passagers et membres d'équipage aient essayé d'en reprendre le contrôle.

Ce mardi, le président des États-Unis, Barack Obama, et son épouse Michelle assisteront à une cérémonie au Pentagone et visiteront des soldats blessés à l'hôpital militaire Walter-Reed.

Le vice-président Joe Biden et le Secrétaire à l'Intérieur, Ken Salazar, prendront la parole près d'un monument commémoratif près de Shanksville.

Comme à chaque année depuis les attentats, des membres des familles de victimes se rendront sur les sites des attaques.

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Les diaporamas de nos collègues américains
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  • U.S Senators Kirsten Gillibrand, and Charles Schumer, D-NY, place American flags in names engraved in the border of one of the World Trade Center Memorial reflecting pools, during the 11th anniversary observance, in New York, Tuesday Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Justin Lane, Pool)

  • A man embraces a woman as friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center attend a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

  • An American flag flies over a man pausing near a reflecting pool at the National September 11 Memorial during the observance of the 11th anniversary of September 11 in New York, on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Todd Maisel, Pool, New York Daily News)

  • Friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center attend a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.(AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

  • A firefighter's hat rests on names of firefighters at the south reflecting pool who died in the attacks at the World Trade Center, during the 11th anniversary observance at the World Trade Center Memorial, in New York, Tuesday Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Justin Lane. Pool, EPA)

  • A woman holds a young boy as friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center attend a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

  • A woman becomes emotional while holding a photo of her father after reading his name as friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center attend a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

  • A boy observes a moment of silence as friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center attend a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

  • New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, left, places a flag on a memorial site as friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center attend a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/The Daily News, Todd Maisel, Pool)

  • Amelia Tedesco of Staten Island, N.Y. touches the name of her son-in-law Walter Baran of Staten Island, N.Y. during observances held on the eleventh anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, at the site in New York, September 11, 2012. Baran was killed on the 90th floor of the south tower during the attacks. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, Pool, Newsday)

  • A young boy scratches the name on paper as friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center attend a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/The Daily News, Todd Maisel, Pool)

  • Two girls scratch names on paper as friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center attend a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/The Daily News, Todd Maisel, Pool)

  • Family members of Belinda Pascua Domingo of New York place mementos on her name during observances held on the eleventh anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, at the site in New York, September 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, Newsday, Pool)

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    Captain John Lam rolls up an etching of his uncle Stuart Louis on the South Tower pool wall at the National September 11 Memorial, for his aunt during observances on the eleventh anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, Tuesday. Sept. 11, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/Timothy A. Clary, Pool)

  • Nina Fisher, Mia Tinson

    Nina Fisher, sister of 9/11 victim Andrew Fisher, embraces her niece Mia Tinson, 9, at ceremonies marking the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 in New York. Begum, who is from Bangladesh, lost her nephew, Nural Miah and his wife Shakila Yasmin, two of the many Muslims who also died the attacks. New York City is observing the eleventh anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks. (AP Photo/John Moore, Pool

  • Tina Grazioso, left, looks at the name of her husband, John Grazioso, at the World Trade Center Memorial, who died in the attacks at the World Trade Center, during the 11th anniversary observance, in New York, Tuesday Sep. 11, 2012. At right is John Grazioso's sister Carolee Azzarello. (AP Photo/John Moore, Getty Images, Pool)

  • Friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center attend a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.(AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

  • Friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center attend a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

  • Childhood friends from Italy, Lucrezia Susca, 78, left, and Chiara Pesce, 75, center, hold photos of their grandchildren Grace Gollante-Susca and Danny Pesce, who were also friends and died together while working at Cantor Fitzgerald, as friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center attend a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

  • New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, kneeling left, and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, right, speak with Miah Afsaruddin at ceremonies for the eleventh anniversary of the attacks at the World Trade Center, in New York,Tuesday Sept. 11, 2012. Afsaruddin, from Bangladesh, lost his son Nural Miah and daughter-in-law Shakila Yasmin in the 9/11 attacks. (AP Photo/John Moore,Getty Images, POOL)

  • Former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, far left, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, fifth left, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, fourth right, and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, second right, attend as friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center attend a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

  • The World Trade Center Flag is presented as friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center attend a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

  • A woman becomes emotional after reading the name of her father as friends and relatives of the victims of 9/11 gather for a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

  • Friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center attend a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

  • Friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, look over a reflecting pool during a ceremony at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

  • Friends and families of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks, look over a reflecting pool during a ceremony at the National September 11 Memorial, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 in New York. As in past years, thousands are expected to gather at the World Trade Center site in New York, the Pentagon and Shanksville, Pennsylvania, to read the names of nearly 3,000 victims killed in the worst terror attack in U.S. history. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

  • A man paces a bouquet of flowers at a reflecting pool during a ceremony at the National September 11 Memorial, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 in New York. As in past years, thousands are expected to gather at the World Trade Center site in New York, the Pentagon and Shanksville, Pennsylvania, to read the names of nearly 3,000 victims killed in the worst terror attack in U.S. history. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

  • Maria Rodriguez sits with photos of her son-in-law Emilio Ortiz as friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center gather for a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

  • Friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center gather for a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

  • Friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center gather for a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

  • A firefighter makes a rubbing of a victim's name as friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center gather for a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

  • The tower known as 1 World Trade Center, left, the National September 11 Memorial, bottom left, and 4 World Trade Center, right, are bathed in light, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 in New York. Tuesday is the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

  • Photos of victims of the attacks of September 11 and messages from their loved ones, are shown at a news conference, Monday, Sept. 10, 2012 in New York. On the eve of the Sept. 11 anniversary, the faces and recorded voices of those who died have been unveiled as part of the future 9/11 Memorial Museum. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)


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  • A woman cries while looking at the names inscribed at the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial during 10th anniversary ceremony of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center site Sept. 11, 2011 in New York. (Justin Lane, Pool / Getty Images)

  • A woman cries while looking at the names inscribed at the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial during 10th anniversary ceremony of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center site Sept. 11, 2011 in New York. (Justin Lane, Pool / Getty Images)

  • Family members gather at the edge of the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial during 10th anniversary ceremony of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center site Sept. 11, 2011 in New York. (Justin Lane, Pool / Getty Images)

  • A flag hangs from 1 World Trade Center, left, as friends and family of the victims of 9/11 attend a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011 in New York. (Damon Dahlen, AOL)

  • Former U.S. President George W. Bush and family and the U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama view the North memorial pool during 10th anniversary ceremony of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center site Sept. 11, 2011 in New York. (Carolyn Cole, Pool / Getty Images)

  • Family members of the victims enter the 9/11 Memorial Plaza for the first time during 10th anniversary ceremony of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center site Sept. 11, 2011 in New York. (Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images)

  • People gather to watch the Sept. 11 memorial ceremony on the 10th anniversary of the attacks of 9/11 in New York, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011. (Myra Iqbal, AOL)

  • Bagpipers walk towards the stage past the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial during 10th anniversary ceremony of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center site Sept. 11, 2011 in New York. (Justin Lane, Pool / Getty Images)

  • People gather during a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, outside the World Trade Center site in New York. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

  • Family members pay respects in front of one of the two waterfall pools during a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks, at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

  • People gather during a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, outside the World Trade Center site in New York. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

  • People gather during a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, outside the World Trade Center site in New York. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

  • Family members of the victims of the attacks at the World Trade Center, Sept. 11, 2001, enter the Sept. 11 memorial plaza during the 10th anniversary ceremonies at the site, Sunday Sept. 11, 2011, in New York. (AP Photo/Chip Somodevilla, Pool)

  • A woman reacts after the name of a family member is read during a ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, in New York. (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray, Pool)

  • Family members visit the south reflecting pool of the Sept. 11 memorial during 10th anniversary at the site, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, in New York. (AP Photo/Todd Heisler, Pool)

  • The World Trade Center flag is presented during a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Center site in New York, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011. (Damon Dahlen, AOL)

  • President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, former President George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush attend a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011 in New York. (Damon Dahlen, AOL)

  • Paulette Nelson, from Savannah, Ga., watches a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011 in New York. (Myra Iqbal, AOL)

  • New York City Commemorates 10th Anniversary Of 9-11 Terror Attacks

    NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: Paul Simon performs at the 9/11 Memorial during the tenth anniversary ceremonies of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center site, September 11, 2011 in New York City. New York City and the nation are commemorating the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks which resulted in the deaths of nearly 3,000 people after two hijacked planes crashed into the World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia and one crash landed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Allan Tannenbaum-Pool/Getty Images)

  • September 11th Ten Year Anniversary at Ground Zero

    People tie ribbons to the St. Pauls Chapel fence in commemoration of the September 11th attacks on the United States. People from all over the world flock to Ground Zero for the upcoming ten year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on Saturday September 10, 2011. (Damon Dahlen, AOL)

  • September 11th Ten Year Anniversary at Ground Zero

    People tie ribbons to the St. Pauls Chapel fence in commemoration of the September 11th attacks on the United States. People from all over the world flock to Ground Zero for the upcoming ten year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on Saturday September 10, 2011. (Damon Dahlen, AOL)

  • September 11th Ten Year Anniversary at Ground Zero

    People tie ribbons to the St. Pauls Chapel fence in commemoration of the September 11th attacks on the United States. People from all over the world flock to Ground Zero for the upcoming ten year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on Saturday September 10, 2011. (Damon Dahlen, AOL)

  • September 11th Ten Year Anniversary at Ground Zero

    People tie ribbons to the St. Pauls Chapel fence in commemoration of the September 11th attacks on the United States. People from all over the world flock to Ground Zero for the upcoming ten year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on Saturday September 10, 2011. (Damon Dahlen, AOL)

  • September 11th Ten Year Anniversary at Ground Zero

    Road blocks in downtown Manhattan with police inspections have been formed in light of a possible terror plot to attack the National September 11th Memorial at Ground Zero. People from all over the world flock to Ground Zero for the upcoming ten year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on Saturday September 10, 2011. (Damon Dahlen, AOL)

  • September 11th Ten Year Anniversary at Ground Zero

    Chere Rosadesharon sells posters to passersby at the FDNY Memorial Wall at Ground Zero. People from all over the world flock to Ground Zero for the upcoming ten year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on Saturday September 10, 2011. (Damon Dahlen, AOL)

  • September 11th Ten Year Anniversary at Ground Zero

    Ray Coyle holds a wooden flower with an eagle imprinted on it that he sells to people at the FDNY Memorial Wall at Ground Zero. People from all over the world flock to Ground Zero for the upcoming ten year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on Saturday September 10, 2011. (Damon Dahlen, AOL)

  • September 11th Ten Year Anniversary at Ground Zero

    Firefighters pose for a photo at the FDNY Memorial Wall at Ground Zero. People from all over the world flock to Ground Zero for the upcoming ten year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on Saturday September 10, 2011. (Damon Dahlen, AOL)

  • September 11th Ten Year Anniversary at Ground Zero

    Visitors to Ground Zero place mementos at the FDNY Memorial Wall. People from all over the world flock to Ground Zero for the upcoming ten year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on Saturday September 10, 2011. (Damon Dahlen, AOL)

  • September 11th Ten Year Anniversary at Ground Zero

    Visitors to Ground Zero write on a poster at the Ground Zero site. People from all over the world flock to Ground Zero for the upcoming ten year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on Saturday September 10, 2011. (Damon Dahlen, AOL)

  • September 11th Ten Year Anniversary at Ground Zero

    Denise Rooney and son Tomas Rooney check out the FDNY Memorial Wall to find what they believe is a distant relative from England that was killed in the 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centers. People from all over the world flock to Ground Zero for the upcoming ten year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on Saturday September 10, 2011. (Damon Dahlen, AOL)

  • September 11th Ten Year Anniversary at Ground Zero

    Tim Bolles and daughters Anna and Averyl check out a sign with the names of the victims of the terrorist attacks on the United State. People from all over the world flock to Ground Zero for the upcoming ten year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on Saturday September 10, 2011. (Damon Dahlen, AOL)

  • September 11th Ten Year Anniversary at Ground Zero

    Seon Youhg from South Korea places a note card sentiment for the victims of the September 11th terrorist attacks on the United States on a board in Battery Park. People from all over the world flock to Ground Zero for the upcoming ten year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on Saturday September 10, 2011. (Damon Dahlen, AOL)

  • September 11th Ten Year Anniversary at Ground Zero

    Tom Steel and Pam Crabb both from England pose for photographs in Battery Park. People from all over the world flock to Ground Zero for the upcoming ten year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on Saturday September 10, 2011. (Damon Dahlen, AOL)

  • September 11th Ten Year Anniversary at Ground Zero

    Visitors to Battery Park check out the thousands of flags erected in the park in remembrance of the victims of the September 11th terrorist attacks on the United States. People from all over the world flock to Ground Zero for the upcoming ten year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on Saturday September 10, 2011. (Damon Dahlen, AOL)

  • September 11th Ten Year Anniversary at Ground Zero

    Visitors to Battery Park check out the thousands of flags erected in the park in remembrance of the victims of the September 11th terrorist attacks on the United States. People from all over the world flock to Ground Zero for the upcoming ten year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on Saturday September 10, 2011. (Damon Dahlen, AOL)

  • September 11th Ten Year Anniversary at Ground Zero

    Visitors to Battery Park check out the thousands of flags erected in the park in remembrance of the victims of the September 11th terrorist attacks on the United States. People from all over the world flock to Ground Zero for the upcoming ten year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on Saturday September 10, 2011. (Damon Dahlen, AOL)

  • September 11th Ten Year Anniversary at Ground Zero

    Roberta Daveri and Laura Todescato both from Italy check out the notes people had written and attached to a board setup in Battery Park. People from all over the world flock to Ground Zero for the upcoming ten year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on Saturday September 10, 2011. (Damon Dahlen, AOL)

  • September 11th Ten Year Anniversary at Ground Zero

    A large amount of police cruisers and officers arrive at the National September 11th Memorial in prepartion for the opening of the Memorial on the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States. People from all over the world flock to Ground Zero for the upcoming ten year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on Saturday September 10, 2011. (Damon Dahlen, AOL)

  • September 11th Ten Year Anniversary at Ground Zero

    A large amount of police cruisers and officers arrive at the National September 11th Memorial in prepartion for the opening of the Memorial on the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States. People from all over the world flock to Ground Zero for the upcoming ten year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on Saturday September 10, 2011. (Damon Dahlen, AOL)

  • September 11th Ten Year Anniversary at Ground Zero

    An overview of the National September 11th Memorial site can be seen on September 10, 2011. People from all over the world flock to Ground Zero for the upcoming ten year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on Saturday September 10, 2011. (Damon Dahlen, AOL)

  • The annual “Tribute in Light” memorial e

    The annual “Tribute in Light” memorial echoing the twin towers of the World Trade Center illuminates the night sky during the 10th Anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks at the lower Manhattan site of the World Trade Center September 11, 2011, in this view from Bayonne, New Jersey. Also seen are the Statue of Liberty (C) and 1 World Trade Center (L). AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • September 11th Ten Year Anniversary at Ground Zero

    A beam of light shines at ground zero on the eve of the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11 in the Manhattan Borough of New York on Saturday, September 10, 2011. (Myra Iqbal, AOL)