Boston has an unfortunate special connection to the 9-1-1 terror attacks, the two jets that crashed into the twin towers took off from Boston’s Logan Airport that morning.
A ceremony was held on Tuesday to honor the men and women who lost their lives 17-years-ago.
Governor Charlie Baker and Mayor Marty Walsh were in attendance at the wreath-laying ceremony along with family members of 9/11 victims who came together to pay tribute to the people they lost.
A sister of a victim told 22 News, it’s a terrible day but she’s grateful when the family, the community and public officials come together to honor their loved ones.
Nearly 3,000 people died in the September 11 terror attacks, and thousands more were injured.
Families of the victims come together every year to keep their loved ones’ memories alive, they say it’s crucial that America never forget.