Images from the 2019 Kearny High School Sept. 11, 2001 remembrance

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(Photos by Teddy J. Lopez) — The annual Kearny High School 9/11 Remembrance took place Friday, Sept. 6, in the high school gym. Normally, the event takes place outside on the field near the school’s 9/11 memorial, but menacing skies moved the ceremony inside this year. Annually, Martin Nystrom, a docent at the Sept. 11 Memorial at the new World Trade Center, leads the always-moving ceremony at KHS. Nystrom, who took part in the rescue operations following the 2001 attacks, leads tours of the New York City Memorial, where the Twin Towers once stood.

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