September 11: “It showed our ability to defend pluralism”

On the morning of September 11, 2001, in the space of 102 minutes, the World Trade Center collapsed. And a lot with it. Instead of the Twin Towers, today there are two large pools around which revolve. tourists, New Yorkers, witnesses to the tragedy … 20 years later life has reclaimed its rights, but this gaping plague in the city, where 3,000 people have lost their lives, has changed America.

“It showed our ability to defend pluralism which has long been one of our country’s greatest strengths, State Secretary Antony Blinken said including hugging our Muslim American brothers and sisters. It showed the risks so many people are willing to take to save the lives of complete strangers. Perhaps more than any other event in our life, September 11 shaped the trajectory of our country and the way we engage in the world. He motivated an entire generation to be __ the service of others. “

The New York Stock Exchange organized for its part a minute of silence in memory of the victims.

The family members of two victims who died on September 11, rang the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange, on the eve of this painful anniversary.

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