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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

9/11 Memorial

An Exquisite Web-Based 9/11 Memorial
by Krishna Andavolu
If you haven’t gone to the MakeHistory section of the National 9/11 Museum's web site yet, then go there right now.
After years of controversy surrounding the final designs of the permanent memorial and museum at Ground Zero, the poignant and elegant memorial was unveiled last year. But the museum, which was slated to be completed in 2012, on the 11th anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001, has yet to be completed.
In the meantime, the directors of the museum have taken to assembling the visual memory of that day and the weeks following.
"They say that 9/11 was the most digitally documented event of all time," said Alice Greenwald, director of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum to the New York Post. "We're asking people everywhere to help us tell the story."
The Web site was launched in 2009 as a repository for that mass of digital media, presented in a technologically novel fashion that links the horrors of that day to the slow healing or our city, our nation and our hearts over the past eleven years. Continue >





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