Today marks the tenth anniversary of the attacks on New York on September 11, 2001. At 8:46 this morning, the memorial ceremony began with a moment of silence led by New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg. President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, as well as former President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush were also in attendance. Hundreds of family members, firefighters, police officers, and other New Yorkers were in attendance as the names of those killed in the attacks were read aloud. Today is also the official opening of the long awaited 9/11 Memorial, which will now be open to the public.
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