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September 11 Anniversary Tributes 2014 | Pictures

The Most Powerful Pictures From 9/11 Memorials Across America

September 11 Anniversary Tributes 2014 | Pictures
Image Source: Getty / Kena Betancur

This week, thirteen years after the tragic events of 9/11, people across America gathered for remembrance memorials, paying tribute to the 2,996 people who lost their lives. In NYC, the World Trade Center Tribute in Light lit up the skyline for the anniversary, and visitors flocked to the memorial, many of them leaving flowers and flags in memory of loved ones. Meanwhile, in Washington DC, President Barack Obama was joined by First Lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden for a moment of silence at the White House. The White House tweeted a quote from Obama: "Thirteen years after small and hateful minds conspired to break us, America stands tall and proud." Take a look at the most moving photos from this week's 9/11 memorials across the country.

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