NEVER FOR­GET

Riverbank News - - FRONT PAGE -

Flags fly in the Mon­day morn­ing breeze on Sept. 11, the Amer­i­can flags lining the Atchi­son Street/High­way 108 cor­ri­dor through the heart of down­town River­bank. Of­ten put out for hol­i­days in­clud­ing Memo­rial Day, Fourth of July and Vet­er­ans’ Day, the flags on Mon­day were placed in re­mem­brance of Sept. 11, 2001 – the day ter­ror­ist at­tacks struck the Twin Tow­ers in New York City, the Pen­tagon and with a fourth plane go­ing down in a field in Penn­syl­va­nia, be­lieved to have been forced down by pas­sen­gers who over­pow­ered the ter­ror­ists and suc­ceeded in keep­ing the plane from its in­tended tar­get. The Day of Re­mem­brance was ob­served in many com­mu­ni­ties across the coun­try on the 16th an­niver­sary of 9/11.

MARG JACKSON/THE NEWS

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