Ghosts of Flight 93 Memorial

A common field one day. A field of honor forever.

“A common field one day. A field of honor forever.”

Four domestic airplanes were hijacked on September 11, 2001. Three struck their intended targets, one, Flight 93 did not.

The weather was appropriately gloomy when we visited this memorial. The black and white images seemed to fit the solemn mood.  With the thought of so many senseless deaths, the inexplicable hatred of the terrorists and the heroics of seemingly everyday Americans, I photographed the scene with ghostly images.
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9-11 Memorial, NYC

9-11 School Children's Poster

9-11 School Children’s Poster

It is a sad situation, but it seems that in the US we do memorials very well.  From the Oklahoma bombing to the Vietnam Memorial our memorials seem to be very fitting tributes to the heroes who lost their lives.  The 9-11 Memorial in New York is no exception.
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