It's been 12 years since tragedy struck our nation in the form of two planes hitting the twin towers in the World Trade Center complex in New York, followed by two more planes crashing into the Pentagon and a field in Shanksville, PA.
How will you mark the day?
County Executive Laura Neuman ordered flags in Anne Arundel to fly half staff and many will gather to remember at the Fire/Police Headquarters in Millersville on Wednesday morning. Neuman also asked county employees to observe a moment of silence at 9:58 a.m., which is a minute before the collapse of the south tower of the World Trade Center. It's also a National Day of Service and Remembrance with many volunteering in their communities.
The Sept. 11 attacks killed nearly 3,000 people but some wonder whether there is a "gradual desensitization to the tragedy's wounds," according to a report by USA Today.
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