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Audie Cornish talks to NPR's Robert Siegel, a native New Yorker. Siegel discusses what the iconic World Trade Center meant to the city. Siegel then talks about the ceremony at ground zero. Also, former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani marks the day, singer Paul Simon performs and names of the victims of the attacks are read.
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