NYC, Nation Mark 18 Years Since 9/11 Terror Attacks


UPPER 80s. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS TONIGHT. TRAFFIC AND WEATHER ON THE 2’S IN A MOMENT. TODAY WE REMEMBER THE VICTIMS OF 9/11 AS EVEN A SHE MARKS 18 YEARS SINCE THE TRAGIC EVENTS. GOOD MORNING, I AM CHRIS WRAGGE. THANK YOU FOR STARTING YOUR DAY WITH US. THIS MORNING A CEREMONY WILL BE HELD WHERE THE TWIN TOWERS ONCE STOOD. THE NAMES OF THOSE KILLED ON THAT THEY WILL BE READ ALOUD. ALICE GAINER JOINS US LIVE FROM MANHATTAN WITH MORE. REPORTER: AS YOU CAN IMAGINE SECURITY IS TIGHT IN LOWER MANHATTAN. THEY HAVE US POSITIONED DOWN THE ROAD. THE FREEDOM TOWER IS IN THE DISTANCE. LATER FRIENDS, FAMILY AND PHOTONS WILL GATHER TO MARK THE ANNIVERSARY, CHEST LIKE THEY HAVE DONE FOR NEARLY TWO DECADES. ONE BY ONE THE NAMES OF THOSE KILLED ON SEPTEMBER 11TH AT THE WORLD TRADE CENTER SITE, PENTAGON AND ON FLIGHT 93 WILL BE READ ALOUD. NEARLY 3000 MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN. THE NAMES OF THOSE KILLED IN THE WORLD TRADE CENTER BOMBING WILL ALSO BE HURRIED. THE CEREMONY. SIX TIMES, TWICE TO MARK THE MOMENT EACH PLANE HIT THE TWIN TOWERS, TWICE A WIN EACH TOWER FELL, TARTAR MORE TIMES TO MARK THE ATTACKS ON THE PENTAGON AND FLIGHT 93. DURING THE FIRST MOMENT OF SILENCE HOUSES OF WORSHIP WILL TOLD THE REBELS, ALSO ON HAND COMING IN HONOR GUARD. THOUGH IT HAS BEEN 18 YEARS, IN MANY WAYS, THE WOUND STILL FEELS FRESH. REMAINS OF THOSE KILLED ARE STILL BEING IDENTIFIED. OFFICIALS SAY TARTAR TARGETS OF ALL RESPONDERS HAVE AT LEAST ONE CERTIFIED 9/11 HEALTH CONDITION. AFTER A BATTLE ON CAPITOL HILL THE FOR HIS COMPENSATION FUND THE PAST THIS SUMMER. WE ARE AT 241. REPORTER: TONIGHT THE TRIBUTE IN LIGHT RETURNS, AS WE LOOK TO THE SKIES, THE SPIRIT OF THE TOWERS IN WE ARE REMINDED OF ALL WE LOST THAT THEY, THE PEOPLE WHO WENT TO WORK THAT MORNING, THE FIREFIGHTERS, FIRST RESPONDERS. ALL THE LAST PHONE CALLS MADE TO LOVED ONES. THE FEAR, LOVE, THE PANIC, THE HOPE, THE HELPLESSNESS, THE PAIN, TODAY, IT ALL COMES BACK. THOUGH THE AREA HAS BEEN REDEVELOPED A TRIBUTE TO THE RESILIENCY OF NEW YORKERS, THE REFLECTING POOL IS A REMINDER OF WHAT ONCE STOOD HERE. NEVER FORGET. THE 911 MEMORIAL WILL BE OPEN THIS MORNING ONLY FOR VICTIMS FAMILY MEMBERS. IT WILL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC THIS

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