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US pays tributes and remembers victims on 9/11 anniversary

Yachiyo Kuge, mother of Toshiya Kuge who was a passenger on Flight 93, places origami birds near his name, at the Wall of Names at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville.

Yachiyo Kuge, mother of Toshiya Kuge who was a passenger on Flight 93, places origami birds near his name, at the Wall of Names at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville.
Thursday marks the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.

The Tribute in Light rises behind the Brooklyn Bridge and buildings adjacent to the World Trade Center complex in New York. The tribute, an art installation of 88 searchlights aiming skyward in two columns, is a remembrance of the September 11, 2001, attacks.

The Tribute in Light rises behind buildings adjacent to the World Trade Center in New York. The art installation consists of 88 searchlights aiming skyward in two columns, in memory of the former twin towers. Four World Trade Center is at left. Thirteen years after 9/11 forever changed the New York skyline, officials say developments at the World Trade Center are on track and on budget.

In this June 10, 2014 file photo provided by Carol Orazem, shows a pair of boots with melted soles that Orazem wore while working at the World Trade Center after the terrorist attacks of 2001.
Orazem was a New York City police detective when the towers were destroyed. She donated the boots she wore while working at the World Trade Center rescue/recovery operation to the National September 11 Memorial and Museum.

In this July 29, 2014 file photo provided by the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, shows a pair of high-heel shoes worn by JoAnne 'JoJo' Capestro while descending 87 floors of stairs to escape a World Trade center tower on Sept. 11, 2001.
The shoes are among the clothes, wallets, helmets, and other personal effects donated to the museum by survivors and those who worked at the site in the attacks’ aftermath. (Source: AP)

In this September 11, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama stand for a moment of silence on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, as they mark the 12th anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks. Five times, Obama has come before the American people to reckon with the legacy of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the anniversary of that awful day. Each time, he has tailored his message to the moment, at different points stressing themes of service, resilience, tolerance, reconciliation. (Source: AP)

In this September 11, 2001 file photo, people run from a collapsing World Trade Center tower in New York. For over a decade after the autumn of 2001, America, with its allies, has been at war against factions of Islamist militants and terrorists, including the Taliban and al-Qaida, as well as offshoots in Yemen, Somalia and elsewhere.

In this November 13, 2013 file photo, World Trade Center, center, is viewed from the 62nd floor of Four World Trade Center in New York. On the thirteenth anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, 1 World Trade Center will soon open to its first tenants and Four World Trade Center is open.

This September 8, 2008 file photo shows the early stages of reconstruction starting at the World Trade Center site in New York.
Thirteen years after 9/11 forever changed the New York skyline, officials say developments at the World Trade Center are on track and on budget.

In this September 10, 2013 file photo, the Tribute in Light rises above buildings during a test in New York.
While the plaza at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum will be closed to the public, during the September 11 commemoration ceremony and much of the rest of the day, it will be open from 6 p.m. to midnight for those who want to pay respects and view one of the anniversary's most evocative traditions, the twin beams called the Tribute in Light.