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Yesterday, President Obama honored the 3,000 people that were killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. He placed a wreath, made of flowers of different colors such as red, white and blue at the ground zero.
The garland was placed at the base of a tree, known as the Survivor Tree, which was founded in the ruins; and replanted as a commemorative symbol. This was an emblematic moment in order to commemorate all the people that passed away and marked the death of Osama bin Laden.
The ceremony started with Mr. Obama’s statement regarding Sunday night, when the American commandos killed Bin Laden in Pakistan. “What happened Sunday, because of the courage of our military and the outstanding work of our intelligence, sent a message,” he affirmed. “When we say we will never forget, we mean what we say.”
With these words, the memorial brought a different feeling, exposing the sentiment that justice had been done.
President Obama visited many people who experience loses during the terrorist attack. During four hours, he conducted personal meetings with different people, such as policeman, fireman’s, and relatives of the people that had lost someone due to the terrorist attack 10 years ago.
The President, articulated emotive words to the police officers located in the First Precinct station house: “A lot of you have probably comforted loved ones of those who were lost; a lot of you have probably looked after kids who grew up without a parent, what we did on Sunday was directly connected to what you do every single day.”