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Photos: Minnesota's remembrance of 9/11

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1 Minneapolis firefighters Joe Lompart, left, and Helena Thompson secure an American flag outside Minneapolis City Hall Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011. The Minneapolis Police Department hosted a 9/11 remembrance service on the ten-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks. 
2 Minneapolis fire training assistant Jerry Deno salutes during a 9/11 remembrance service outside Minneapolis City Hall Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011. 
3 Wearing a 9/11 commerative ribbon and pin, retired Minneapolis fire chief of the 4th battalion Al Johnson watched a remembrance service outside Minneapolis City Hall Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011. Johnson said he has worn the ribbon and pin each of the last anniversaries of the 9/11 attacks. 
4 Bill Kelvie and his daughters Madison Kelvie, 5, and Cailey, 7, of Andover, look at the sights during a 9/11 remembrance service outside Minneapolis City Hall Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011. 
5 With a sign made to commemorate 9/11 victims, Kendra Collins bicycles through downtown Minneapolis, Minn. after a remembrance service Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011. 
6 From right, Julie Radhi and her husband Salih Radhi discuss the significance of the Turbah with Gina Magnuson and Norma Brendle during a tour at Ja'afari Islamic Center in Brooklyn Park, Minn. Sunday, Sept. 11 2011. The Turbah is a small piece of clay or soil Muslims use to pray. 
7 Jamilah Mazloom, 4, of New Hope listens during a tour at Ja'afari Islamic Center in Brooklyn Park, Minn. Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011. 
8 Members of Holly's Centre Stage Dance Company perform at the Minnesotans Standing Together event in St. Paul on September 11, 2011. 
9 Gov. Mark Dayton, accompanied by a sign-language interpreter, addresses the crowd at the Minnesotans Standing Together event in St. Paul on September 11, 2011. 
10 Avi ben Abraham (left) and Marvin Wolf were among those who attended the Minnesotans Standing Together event in St. Paul on September 11, 2011. 
11 Brother Ali performs on the steps on the State Capitol in St. Paul during the Minnesotans Standing Together event on September 11, 2011. 
12 Minnesotans of many faiths gathered on the steps of the State Capitol in St. Paul for the Minnesotans Standing Together event on September 11, 2011. 
13 Inside the Minnesota State Capitol, members of the group Minnesota 9/11 Truth gather to mark the 10th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks -- and to raise questions about what happened on that day. "There is a lot more to the story," said Burt Berlowe, one of the event's organizers. "And trying to get the real story out is the best way to honor those who died on September 11th." 
14 Ladders from Minneapolis and St. Paul fire trucks hoist an American flag above the Cathedral of Saint Paul on September 11, 2011, to commemorate 9/11. 
15 The Interstate 35-W bridge in Minneapolis, Minn., glows red, white and blue on September 11, 2011. The Minnesota Department of Transportation lit the bridge with the colors of the American flag to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.