It’s been 14 years since terrorists hijacked four passenger planes and crashed two into New York City’s World Trade Center and a third one into the Pentagon outside Washington, but we will never forget the horrible images that were exposed by the media all over the world. People, buildings and planes fell from the sky. Almost 3,000 people died in this inhumane terrorist attack, including more than 300 firefighters and dozens of police officers. Today, we remember them all as what they are: Heroes of this Nation. 

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A member of the New York Fire Department salutes at the Wall of Remembrance, a memorial for fire fighters killed in the 9/11 attacks on the side of Engine 10, on the morning marking the 14th anniversary of the attacks, in New York September 11, 2015. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama join White House Staff to observe a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House to mark the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, in Washington September 11, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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A member of the New York Fire Department places his hand on the memorial before a ceremony marking the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in Lower Manhattan in New York September 11, 2015. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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New York police officers gather before a ceremony marking the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in Lower Manhattan in New York September 11, 2015. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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A U.S. soldier stands by a flower wreath at a ceremony to commemorate the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the United States, in Kabul, Afghanistan September 11, 2015. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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The annual Tribute in Light is tested in New York's Lower Manhattan as a woman walks next to the 9/11 Memorial in Exchange Place, New Jersey, September 10, 2015. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A boy walks among some of the 3,000 flags placed in memory of the lives lost in the September 11, 2001 attacks, at a park in Winnetka, Illinois, September 10, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Young
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Roses are seen placed at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in Lower Manhattan in New York, September 10, 2015. People from around the world visited the site on Thursday, the day before the 14th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. The 9/11 memorial and museum are located at the original site of the World Trade Center's North and South towers, which were destroyed in the attacks. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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The "Tribute in Light" is seen in Lower Manhattan, New York, September 9, 2015. The tribute was lit two days ahead of the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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Members of the Red White and Blue team walk through the 9/11 Empty Sky memorial after posing for a picture at sunrise across from New York's Lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center, in Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey, September 11, 2015. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A flower is seen placed during a ceremony marking the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in Lower Manhattan, New York, September 11, 2015. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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Jersey City Fire Department members attend a ceremony for 9/11 victims at a memorial across from New York's Lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center in Exchange Place, New Jersey September 11, 2015. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz