I had hoped to watch a Hindu lamp-lighting ceremony on Pebble Beach, but it was to take place many hours later, so I missed that. But here are some shots from the park. 56 more words
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After completing the HoHo Downtown Loop our priorities for the remainder of the day were – Ground Zero, Macy’s and a stroll along 8th Avenue towards Times Square. 1,500 more words
That was the first name I found at the South Tower.
He was a name I taught in my 9/11 unit that, yearly, I walk my students through, at times, filled with reluctance because they are forced to examine the gravity and pain of the day. 1,364 more words
The architect, Hossein Amanat, won a competition to design the monument, which combines elements of Sassanid and Islamic architecture. Amanat, a Baha’i, was driven from the country by the revolution against the Shah of Iran and the removal of religious pluralism. 12 more words