We All Remember In Our Own Way, But Sometimes We Get to Share in Grief – and Hope.

As the nation recovered, artists, corporations, churches and common people have made efforts to memorialize the victims of the day known simply by its date: 9/11.

In the morning hours of September 11, 2001, grey smoke filled a clear blue autumn sky after two airplanes – both Boeing 767s bound for the west coast – were crashed into the towers of Manhattan’s World Trade Center. We no longer wonder how it happened, or who did it, but the trauma of this act shaped a generation of Americans and Christians by bringing us intimately to the face of suffering. As the nation recovered, artists, corporations, churches and common people have made efforts to memorialize the victims of the day known simply by its date: 9/11. Here, we present six of the most moving (if simple) tributes found across YouTube.

Carter Conlon Calls on the Church to Run

Less than a week after the attacks, the impassioned pastor of Times Square Church – four miles from Ground Zero – had the images of New York’s brave men and women held in his mind. He delivered this moving plea – that we run for our lives, because this is not about empty theology. It’s about eternity.

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