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Ceremonies held across US to memorialize 9/11
(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Wednesday, people are gathering across the country to remember the nearly 3,000 people killed in the September 11th terrorist attacks 12 years ago.
Bells rang in New York City in the morning, marking the moments both planes hit the towers, causing them to collapse.
President Obama marked the anniversary with a moment of silence at the White House, and a wreath-laying ceremony at the Pentagon, where 184 people died.
There was also a ceremony in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, where passengers forced down a hijacked plane that was heading for Washington, D.C.