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Six Months Later

The U.S. flag
The U.S. flag is carried past President Bush and ambassadors from more than 100 countries during a memorial ceremony. (AP)
The honor guard stands at attention
The honor guard stands at attention during the White House ceremony commemorating those killed Sept. 11. (AP)
President Bush
President Bush greets military members following his address to more than 1,000 people gathered at the White House. (AP)
World Trade Center towers site
Cleanup work resumes at the site of the World Trade Center towers. (SPENCER PLATT / Getty Images)
New York City police officers
New York City police officers observe a moment of silence for those killed Sept. 11. (AP)
Ladder Company 132
New York City firefighter John Carroll slides down the fire pole next to a memorial for six members of Ladder Company 132 who were killed on Sept. 11. (AFP)
Former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani
At St. Paul’s Chapel in New York City, former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani reads the names of those killed Sept. 11. (AP)
Fritz Koenig’s “The Sphere”
A photo of a woman killed Sept. 11 rests beside artist Fritz Koenig’s “The Sphere” sculpture in a New York City park. The artwork, which once stood in the fountain of the World Trade Center plaza, is now a temporary memorial. (AP)
Makeshift steel cross
New York City firefighters and construction workers gather around a makeshift steel cross during a prayer service at 8:46 a.m., the time the first of two hijacked airliners struck the twin towers on Sept. 11. (AFP)
A moment of silence
A woman observes a moment of silence on the six-month anniversary of the terror attacks. (SPENCER PLATT / Getty Images)
Memorial to United Flight 93
World War II veteran Charles Vizzini reads a plaque commemorating the crew and passengers of United Flight 93 at the crash site in Shanksville, Penn. (AFP)
Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld
At the Pentagon, where 189 peopled died on Sept. 11, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld met with military leaders from the nations in the anti-terrorism coalition. (AFP)
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