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Saturday, September 11, 2010

In the Aftermath of 9/11 the Country Stood United

As smoke rises from the ruins of the World Trade Center, a Palestinian-American woman participates in a candlelight vigil for peace on Sept. 16, 2001 (Mark Lennihan/AP/Newsweek)

Bloodbanks across America were overwhelmed with ordinary citizens who wanted to help--though the supply was much greater than the demand (Tim Boyle/Getty Images/Newsweek)

Many people left memorabilia and flowers near Ground Zero. Out of respect for those gestures of support, Heather Holland Wheaton turned those objects into art (Jim Cooper/AP/Newsweek)

In Pakistan on Sept. 27, 2001, members of an ethnic regional political party pay homage to the victims of Sept. 11 attacks during a candlelight vigil (Zafar Ahmed/AP/Newsweek)

French citizens pause for three minutes of silence during a memorial outside the U.S. embassay in Paris in 2001 (Michel Lipchitz/AP/Newsweek)

Nelson Mandela signs a Wall of Nations, representing all the nations who lost individuals in Sept. 11 attacks (Ezio Petersen/AP/Newsweek)

In the long run, evil in the extreme will be the end of those who do evil. For that they rejected the signs of Allah and held them up to ridicule - Pres. Bush quoting from the Quran (Doug Mills/AP/Newsweek)

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