It was thirteen years ago today that our nation was shaken by terror attacks in New York, Washington and western Pennsylvania. Nearly 3,000 people died in the horrific events that will never be forgotten and today, celebrities are taking to social media to remember 9/11.
Dwyane Wade: “Never,” he wrote on Instagram, including an image of that reads “We Will Never Forget.”
Teyana Taylor: “Just walked out of my Buildin…& 13 years later…I see this #Sep11th #NeverForget #InLovingMemory.”
Porsha Williams: “God bless the families & victims of #911 #NeverForget.”
LeBron James: “#UnitedWeStand #TogetherWeStandAsWell.”
Trina: “My condolences goes out to any and everyone that lost a loved one on this day. 9/11/2001.”
Missy Elliott: “Praying 4 all the family’s who loved ones passed away during 9/11 May u have peace/healing & strength & the survivors to … Today is a day that we all endured pain across the world. I was in NY on this day & it still effect me so I pray for the families.”
Queen Latifah: “Let us take a little time today to reflect on all those we lost on 9/11/11. May God continue to guide and bless those families. #NeverForget.”
Vince Carter: “Prayers up to the families and friends that were affected on this day of 9/11. May God bless you all. 1 Love VC.”
Russell Simmons: “A smile, even when it feels forced at first is what gives us strength to continue. Let’s share a smile & send our love to those we lost #911.”
The anniversary will be marked in observance ceremonies across the nation throughout the day. Six moments of silence will take place for each plane that crashed and for each World Trade Center tower that collapsed. The US flag above the White House has also been lowered to half-staff. President Obama is set to speak at the Pentagon at 6:30 a.m. PT.