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Obama Names 9/11 Anniversary National Day of Service and Rememberance

PATRIOT DAY AND NATIONAL DAY OF SERVICE AND REMEMBRANCE, 2011

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the
American people demonstrated that in times of hardship, the values that
define us do not simply endure -- they are stronger than ever. As a
Nation, we responded to unthinkable tragedy with an outpouring of
service and goodwill. On that dark day, first responders rushed into a
burning Pentagon and climbed the stairs of smoking towers on the verge
of collapse, while citizens risked their own health and safety to
prevent further heartbreak and destruction. As Americans, we came
together to help our country recover and rebuild.

Today, we pay tribute to the selfless heroes and innocent victims of
September 11, 2001, and we reaffirm the spirit of patriotism, service,
and unity that

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Added: Sep-8-2012 Occurred On: Sep-8-2012
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