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NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 11:   A flower and an American flag are placed on the next to the names inscribed on the edge of the memorial pool during observances for the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site September 11, 2012 in New York City. The nation is commemorating the eleventh anniversary of the September 11, 2001 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 Mary Altaffer-Pool/Getty Images) NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 11: A flower and an American flag are placed on the next to the names inscribed on the edge of the memorial pool during observances for the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site September 11, 2012 in New York City. The nation is commemorating the eleventh anniversary of the September 11, 2001 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 Mary Altaffer-Pool/Getty Images)  

11 years later, the world remembers the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks [SLIDESHOW]

Eleven years after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the world remembers the victims and their families.

The planes that crashed into the Twin Towers at the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Arlington, Va. and a field in Shanksville, Penn., killed nearly 3,000 innocent people.

People around the world gathered on Sept. 11, 2012 to commemorate the lives lost that day more than a decade ago.

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  • A man walks amongst US national flags erected by students and staff from Pepperdine University to honour victims of the 9/11 attacks, in Malibu on September 9, 2012.
  • NEW YORK CITY - An honor guard carries the World Trade Center flag near the South Pool of the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site September 11, 2012 in New York City.
  • NEW YORK, NY - The skyline rises over Lower Manhattan on the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist on September 11, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
  • President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama observe a moment of silence with White House staff to mark the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks September 11, 2012 at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC.
  • NEW YORK - Scott Willens, who joined the U.S. Army three days after the terrorist attacks on 9/11, pauses by the South Pool during memorial ceremonies for the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site September 11, 2012 in New York City.
  • NEW YORK - A New York City policeman salutes a flag hanging from One World Trade ceremonies for the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2012 in New York City.
  • ARLINGTON, VA - A family member of a victim of the 9/11 visits the Pentagon Memorial before a remembrance ceremony September 11, 2012 in Arlington, Virginia.
  • NEW YORK, NY - New York City's "Tribute In Light" to the victims of the 9/11 attacks shines from One World Trade into the sky over Manhattan on September 10, 2012 in New York City.
  • SHANKSVILLE, PA - Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta bows his head during wreath-laying ceremonies commemorating the eleventh anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, as the Flight 93 National Memorial with Families of Flight 93 President Patrick White looks on September 10, 2012 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
  • Soldiers with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) pray during a memorial ceremony in remembrance of those who perished eleven years ago in the 9/11 attacks in the US, at Kaia airport in Kabul on September 11, 2012.
  • SHANKSVILLE, PA - SEPTEMBER 10: Flowers are left at the memorial wall, which bears the names of 40 victims, at the Flight 93 National Memorial prior to ceremonies commemorating the 11th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, on September 10, 2012 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
  • President Barack Obama speaks during a ceremony commemorating the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on September 11, 2012 at the Pentagon in Washington, DC.
  • US Ambassador to Australia Jeffrey Bleich looks at flags adorning the fence of the US embassy in the Australian capital Canberra on September 10, 2012 to commemorate the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks in the US, with a flag for each country that had a victim in the attacks.
  • NEW YORK - Christine Gonda places a picture of firefighter George Kane in the engraving of his name at the South Pool during memorial ceremonies for the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site September 11, 2012 in New York City.
  • NEW YORK - American flags are sit in the engravings of people's names during memorial ceremonies for the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site September 11, 2012 in New York City.