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9/11 Artifacts Unveiled in New York City

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Joe Daniels, left, 911 Memorial President, and Anthoula Katsimatides, left, a member of the 911 Memorial board, lift a cover to reveal symbol cutouts in a steel column recovered from the World Trade Center (WTC) site, during a tour of the 911 Memorial Museum, Thursday, June 27, 2013 in New York. Recovered from the World Trade Center after September 11, 2001, some ironworkers cut symbols and shapes out of discarded steel during their breaks to give as mementos and tokens of comfort to other workers and victims’ relatives. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) Joe Daniels, left, 911 Memorial President, and Anthoula Katsimatides, left, a member of the 911 Memorial board, lift a cover to reveal symbol cutouts in a steel column recovered from the World Trade Center (WTC) site, during a tour of the 911 Memorial Museum, Thursday, June 27, 2013 in New York. Recovered from the World Trade Center after September 11, 2001, some ironworkers cut symbols and shapes out of discarded steel during their breaks to give as mementos and tokens of comfort to other workers and victims’ relatives. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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Joe Daniels, right, 911 Memorial President, and Anthoula Katsimatides, left, a member of the 911 Memorial board, approach a steel cross beam recovered from the World Trade Center (WTC) site and installed at the 911 Memorial Museum, Thursday, June 27, 2013 in New York. This 17-foot-tall intersecting steel column and crossbeam was found in the rubble of 6 World Trade Center on September 13, 2001. It has since been perceived as a religious symbol by many, receiving an official ceremonial blessing of the cross. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) Joe Daniels, right, 911 Memorial President, and Anthoula Katsimatides, left, a member of the 911 Memorial board, approach a steel cross beam recovered from the World Trade Center (WTC) site and installed at the 911 Memorial Museum, Thursday, June 27, 2013 in New York. This 17-foot-tall intersecting steel column and crossbeam was found in the rubble of 6 World Trade Center on September 13, 2001. It has since been perceived as a religious symbol by many, receiving an official ceremonial blessing of the cross. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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Joe Daniels, 911 Memorial President, lifts the cover for a glance of an ambulance during a tour of the 911 Memorial Museum on Thursday, June 27, 2013 in New York. Recovered from the World Trade Center after September 11, 2001, the vehicle will be part of the museum's permanent installment. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) Joe Daniels, 911 Memorial President, lifts the cover for a glance of an ambulance during a tour of the 911 Memorial Museum on Thursday, June 27, 2013 in New York. Recovered from the World Trade Center after September 11, 2001, the vehicle will be part of the museum's permanent installment. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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Anthoula Katsimatides, right, a member of the 911 Memorial board, views the wreckage of FDNY Engine 21 recovered from the World Trade Center (WTC) site and installed at the 911 Memorial Museum on Thursday, June 27, 2013 in New York. Her brother John Katsimatides was killed when planes struck the WTC towers September 11, 2001, where he worked as a trader for Cantor Fitzgerald. Engine Company 21was dispatched to the World Trade Center after hijacked Flight 175 struck the South Tower. It was parked beneath an elevated walkway when the towers fell. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) Anthoula Katsimatides, right, a member of the 911 Memorial board, views the wreckage of FDNY Engine 21 recovered from the World Trade Center (WTC) site and installed at the 911 Memorial Museum on Thursday, June 27, 2013 in New York. Her brother John Katsimatides was killed when planes struck the WTC towers September 11, 2001, where he worked as a trader for Cantor Fitzgerald. Engine Company 21was dispatched to the World Trade Center after hijacked Flight 175 struck the South Tower. It was parked beneath an elevated walkway when the towers fell. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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Joe Daniels, left, 911 Memorial President, and Anthoula Katsimatides, right, a member of the 911 Memorial board, is seen through tangled steel recovered from the World Trade Center (WTC) site and installed at the 911 Memorial Museum, Thursday, June 27, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) Joe Daniels, left, 911 Memorial President, and Anthoula Katsimatides, right, a member of the 911 Memorial board, is seen through tangled steel recovered from the World Trade Center (WTC) site and installed at the 911 Memorial Museum, Thursday, June 27, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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Joe Daniels, left, 911 Memorial President, and Anthoula Katsimatides, a member of the 911 Memorial board, discuss a twisted steel column from the World Trade Center (WTC) site, installed at the 911 Memorial Museum on Thursday, June 27, 2013 in New York. Recovered from the WTC site after September 11, 2001, this column once stood in the core of the South Tower. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) Joe Daniels, left, 911 Memorial President, and Anthoula Katsimatides, a member of the 911 Memorial board, discuss a twisted steel column from the World Trade Center (WTC) site, installed at the 911 Memorial Museum on Thursday, June 27, 2013 in New York. Recovered from the WTC site after September 11, 2001, this column once stood in the core of the South Tower. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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Part of a stairway from the World Trade Center (WTC) site is shown in its permanent location at the 911 Memorial Museum on Thursday, June 27, 2013 in New York. Recovered from the WTC site after September 11, 2001, this stairway offered a clear exit from the World Trade Center Plaza to Vesey Street, providing a means of escape for hundreds fleeing from the Towers. It became symbolic of survival and acquired the name “Survivors’ Stairs.” (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) Part of a stairway from the World Trade Center (WTC) site is shown in its permanent location at the 911 Memorial Museum on Thursday, June 27, 2013 in New York. Recovered from the WTC site after September 11, 2001, this stairway offered a clear exit from the World Trade Center Plaza to Vesey Street, providing a means of escape for hundreds fleeing from the Towers. It became symbolic of survival and acquired the name “Survivors’ Stairs.” (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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Perimeter box columns from the World Trade Center (WTC) is installed in the 911 Memorial Museum with a view towards the new 1 World Trade Center on the on Thursday, June 27, 2013 in New York. Recovered from the WTC site after September 11, 2001, this structural steel called “tridents,” rose from the base of the North Tower (1 WTC). These columns were embedded at bedrock, branching from one column into three at the sixth floor. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) Perimeter box columns from the World Trade Center (WTC) is installed in the 911 Memorial Museum with a view towards the new 1 World Trade Center on the on Thursday, June 27, 2013 in New York. Recovered from the WTC site after September 11, 2001, this structural steel called “tridents,” rose from the base of the North Tower (1 WTC). These columns were embedded at bedrock, branching from one column into three at the sixth floor. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)