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17 Moving Pictures Of The 9/11 Tribute In Light

The annual Tribute In Light returned to Manhattan Wednesday on the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.

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The Tribute in Light is seen from the Tear Drop Memorial park in Bayonne, New Jersey. On the left is the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building lit up in red, white and blue.

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Tribute In Light shines from lower Manhattan.

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From Jersey City, N.J.

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The tribute, an art installation of the Municipal Art Society, consists of 88 searchlights placed next to the site of the World Trade Center creating two vertical columns of light in remembrance of the 2001 attacks.

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A photo taken from the building next door to the Tribute in Light memorial footprint.

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The One World Trade Center is spotlighted by the Tribute in Light.

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Commuters look out at the Tribute in Light from the Staten Island Ferry.

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From the base of a tribute in lights.

— siobhana (@Siobhan Aalders)

Siobhan Aalders

@siobhana

From the base of a tribute in lights.

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Tribute in Lights from Brooklyn Bridge

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Jared

@amanofcolours

Tribute in Lights from Brooklyn Bridge

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The Tribute in Light is photographed by people from the Tear Drop Memorial park in Bayonne, New Jersey.

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a tribute in lights. let us never forget. #honor911

— jennyaharvey (@Jenny Harvey)

Jenny Harvey

@jennyaharvey

a tribute in lights. let us never forget. #honor911

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From Hoboken, N.J.

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Tribute in Light shines in Manhattan as people photograph from the Staten Island ferry.

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