Slideshow: Dedication of 35W Bridge Remembrance Garden

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1 Becky Kuehn embraces her niece Jessica Engebretsen before the Interstate 35W Bridge Remembrance Garden dedication and opening ceremony in Minneapolis, Minn. Monday, Aug. 1, 2011. Engebretsen lost her mother when the bridge collapsed four years ago, and the memorial was created for the victims, their families and the survivors of the collapse. 
2 An honor guard leads families affected by the Interstate 35W bridge collapse four years to the site of a new 35W Bridge Remembrance Garden in Minneapolis, Minn. Monday, Aug. 1, 2011. 
3 A young attendee of the 35W Bridge Remembrance Garden dedication and opening ceremony feels the waters fall over an inscribed granite wall in Minneapolis, Minn. Monday, Aug. 1, 2011. The wall is inscribed with the names of survivors of the bridge collapse and the words, "Our lives are not only defined by what happens, but by how we act in the face of it, not only by what life brings us, but by what we bring to life. Selfless actions and compassion create enduring community out of tragic events." 
4 A large crowd of those affected by the Interstate 35W bridge collapse gather near Gold Medal Park for the 35W Bridge Remembrance Garden dedication and opening ceremony in Minneapolis, Minn. Monday, Aug. 1, 2011. 
5 Governor Mark Dayton addresses family and friends of the victims of the 35W bridge collapse during the 35W Bridge Remembrance Garden dedication and opening ceremony in Minneapolis, Monday, Aug. 1, 2011. 
6 Family and friends of victims of the Interstate 35W bridge collapse listen during the dedication of a remembrance garden in Minneapolis, Minn. Monday, Aug. 1, 2011. 
7 Father Seraphim McCurdy, right, and his friend Don Johnson examine one of the 13 columns of the 35W Bridge Remembrance Garden in Minneapolis, Minn. Monday, Aug. 1, 2011. The columns are engraved with a name of a person who died in the Interstate 35W bridge collapse, including Christine Sacorafas, who was a parishioner at McCurdy's church. 
8 The 35W Bridge Remembrance Garden was open to the public after a dedication ceremony in Minneapolis, Minn. Monday, Aug. 1, 2011. 
9 Kaleigh Swift, 14, photographs her name inscribed on the 35W Bridge Remembrance Garden dedication and opening ceremony in Minneapolis, Monday, Aug. 1, 2011. Swift, who was riding on the Waite House school bus when the 35W bridge collapsed, is one of the survivors whose names are etched on the garden's granite wall. 
10 Flowers are left at the bases of the 13 columns of the 35W Bridge Remembrance Garden in Minneapolis, Monday, Aug. 1, 2011.