Hundreds Gather For Local Memorial Dedication - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Hundreds Gather For Local Memorial Dedication

EASTLAKE, Ohio (AP) - On the one-year anniversary of the Attacks on America, firefighters on a ladder truck unveiled a memorial in the Cleveland suburb of Eastlake that incorporates pieces from all three Sept. 11 attack sites.

They pulled a green parachute off of the monument, revealing two cinderblock pillars that resemble the shape of the World Trade Center towers.

The pillars, along with twisted steel beams from the Trade Center and a block of concrete from the Pentagon, are on grass taken from the Shanksville crash site.

Several hundred people stood in silence while a bagpiper played "Amazing Grace" and 500 American flags flapped in a stiff breeze.

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