Conflict & Justice

Memorials of al-Qaeda attacks: citizens remember

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Jeff Ray, of Shanksville, Pa., holds a homemade sign and looks over the crash site of Flight 93 following the announcement that Osama Bin Laden had been killed. Nearly 10 years after September 11, 2001, construction is underway to erect a formal memorial at the crash site.

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Jeff Swensen

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    Jeff Ray, of Shanksville, Pa., holds a homemade sign and looks over the crash site of Flight 93 following the announcement that Osama Bin Laden had been killed. Nearly 10 years after September 11, 2001, construction is underway to erect a formal memorial at the crash site.

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    Jeff Swensen

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    Tourists visit the Ground Zero Monument, a memorial to victims of the 2002 Bali bombings in Kuta, Bali on May 2, 2011. The mastermind of these and the September 11 terrorist attacks was killed in an American military operation at a compound in Pakistan.

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    Sonny Tumbelaka

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    People look out at Ground Zero one day after the death of Osama Bin Laden on May 2, 2011 in New York City. President Barack Obama announced the death of Osama bin Laden during a late night address to the nation from the White House in Washington on May 1.

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    Spencer Platt

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    A child runs among the pillars that make up the 7/7 Memorial in Hyde Park, central London, on May 2, 2011. The memorial is in honor of the victims of the 2005 bombings in London. Osama bin Laden was killed in an American military operation at a compound in Pakistan.

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    Leon Neal

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    David Huber and Nicole Lozare of Arlington, Virginia, pay their respects to victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the early morning of May 2, 2011 outside the Department of Defense (Pentagon) in Arlington, Va. A special force led operation has killed Osama Bin Laden in a house outside Islamabad in Pakistan and his body is in U.S.’s custody.

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    Alex Wong