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The WTC Steel will be suspended in the entrance foyer at the new Charlottesville Fire Station 10, scheduled to open in 2013. The Steel will be on public display at a special 9/11 evening ceremony in Charlottesville (www.cville-911.org) for one last time before going into the new station.
The 9/11 Memorial will be dedicated on the 10th anniversary of 9/11 and open to the public on Sept. 12. Artifacts that will become a permanent display were selected by the 9/11 Memorial Foundation, which is in charge of the WTC Memorial. For more information, see www.911memorial.org.
Father Kevin Madigan of St. Peter’s Church in New York City referenced the 9/11 Memorial and the WTC site on a recent TV interview when he said, “Out of all this tragedy there has been a kind of resurgence, this neighborhood is thriving now that there are young families moving in here and this has become a place of life and renewal.”