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Sep 11, 2011 9:35 AM by Andy Koens

Colorado Springs remembers 9/11

A citizen lead 9-11 Commemorative Ceremony is about to begin at America the Beautiful Park in downtown Colorado Springs.

The event aims to solemnly and respectfully mark the 10 year anniversary of the terror attacks at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and in the skies above Pennsylvania.

Gen. Charles Jacoby, Commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and US Northern Command, and Colorado Lieutenant Governor Joe Garcia will be among the dignitaries speaking at the event.

Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach will welcome the guest, fire department Chaplain Jerome Nixon will give the invocation and former Colorado Governor Bill Ritter will serve as master of ceremonies.

The event begins at 8:00 and can be viewed live on News 5 Now, and via online streaming.

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