This year marks the 20th anniversary of the devastating attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, which killed nearly 3,000 people in 2001.

Events are being held in the Detroit metro area to commemorate and honor those who died in the bombings – we list some of them below.


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  • The Ann Arbor Fire Department is holding a ceremony Saturday morning to honor the 343 New York City Fire Department firefighters who died in the terrorist attacks. The ceremony will start at 9.45 a.m. and will be held in front of Fire Station 1. Click here for more details.
  • The Michigan Marching Band will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with a one-of-a-kind light show and halftime performance during the football game between the University of Michigan Wolverines and the Washington Huskies. The game kicks off Saturday at 8 p.m. at Michigan Stadium. Click here for more details.

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