9/11 services held in open plaza


Last updated 9/11/2014 at 7:06pm

Eric Seidle

Hill County Commission Chair Mike Wendland lowers the flag at the Hill County Courthouse to half-staff this morning, the 13th anniversary of 9/11.

NEW YORK - With the solemn toll of a bell and a moment of silence, the nation paused this morning to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attack at the hallowed site that has been transformed into a bustling plaza.

Family and friends of those who died read the names of the nearly 3,000 people killed in New York, at the Pentagon and near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

Thelma Stuart, whose husband, Walwyn Wellington Stuart Jr., 28, was a Port Authority Police Department officer, said the nation should pray for its leaders, "that God will grant them wisdom, knowledge and understandin...

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