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September 11, 2008 marks the 7th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11/01. It is a day of remembrance and commemoration. What will you do to remember that day?
Americans commemorate September 11th

Special Report: Kids Observe 9/11

Young people respond to anniversary of the attacks

Years after the attacks on the Pentagon and the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, the day has come to mean many different things to many different people. In the articles below, young people share their experiences of 9/11 with Scholastic News Online and talk about what September 11 means to them.

Don't forget to read about Scholastic Kid Reporter John Dixon's tour of a traveling museum of September 11 artifacts in the photo slideshow "Pieces of 9/11." Dixon shares the stories of survivors and victims' relatives who spoke during the exhibit's opening ceremony in Columbia, South Carolina.
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Also, click here for Scholastic News Online's initial coverage of 9/11, which remains online as a resource for students, teachers, and parents.

Articles

Remembering 9/11
Remembering 9/11
by Juliette Kessler
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | September10,2007
Six years ago, I was lining up in the hallway to begin my third day of second grade at PS 234, an elementary school a few blocks from the World Trade Center.
How Will You Remember?
How Will You Remember?
by Kajal Jani
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | September11,2007
In Paramus, New Jersey, more than 300 people joined in a Freedom Walk to remember those who are fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq, organized by 11-year-old Joey Rizzolo.
9/11: Five Years Later
9/11: Five Years Later
by Karen Fanning
Scholastic News Online | September8,2006
Americans all over the world marked the fifth anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. This National Day of Mourning paid tribute to the nearly 3,000 people who were killed in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania.
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