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9/11 remembrance in Cape Coral in photos

By Staff | Sep 13, 2021
Johnny Leizear stands for the pledge at the Cape Coral 9/11 remembrance Saturday. Valarie Harring
Scott M. DeFelippis, a New Jersey firefighter salutes. Valarie Harring
Richard Osman, a Vietnam-era vet salutes during the presentation of colors at the 9/11 remembrance ceremony at City Hall Saturday. Valarie Harring
Steve Kreuz performs “Taps” during the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the 9-11 attacks on America on Saturday at City Hall. Chuck Ballaro
Congressman Byron Donalds speaks during Saturday's 9/11 remembrance at City Hall Saturday. Chuck Ballaro
Mayor John Gunter speaks Saturday at the city's 9/11 remembrance at City Hall. The mayor presents a timeline outlining the attacks. Valarie Harring
The American Flag is hoisted before the 9/11 remembrance ceremony at City Hall Saturday. Valarie Harring
Cape Coral City Councilmember Jennifer Nelson was among those who helped plant nearly 3,000 flags, each commemorating a person who died in the terrorists attacks for 9/11. Valarie Harring
Cape Coral Fire Chief Ryan Lamb addresses the crowd at Saturday's 9/11 remembrance at Cape Coral City Hall Saturday. Valarie Harring
CCPD Chief Tony Sizemore addresses the crowd Saturday at Cape Coral's 9/11 remembrance ceremony.
Firefighters post a wreath as CCFD Chief Ryan Lamb looks on. Valarie Harring
The remembrance ceremony at City Hall in Cape Coral included the planting of 2,977 flags, each bearing the name of a person killed at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and on Flight 93 in Pennsylvania on Sept. 11, 2001. Valarie Harring

The city of Cape Coral held a 9/11 remembrance at City Hall.

With honor guards and speeches, a ringing of the bell and a bugler playing taps, residents, first responders and dignitaries remembered — and honored — the 2,977 killed at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and on Flight 93 in Pennsylvania on Sept. 11, 2001.

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