Sunday, September 11, 2011

911 Commemorated in Paris's Luxembourg Garden

On September 11, 2011 — the tenth anniversary of the attacks of 911 — a commemoration was held in the Jardin du Luxembourg with grievers (in the top photo the French Heritage Society's Marie-Sol de la Tour d'Auvergne) laying wreaths at the foot of Bartholdi's model for the Statue of Liberty, including one in the form of the World Trade Center's Twin Towers.

This was followed by speeches and concerts as a drizzle started to fall, all the while an artist was doing a live art rendition of September 19, 2001, changing his canvas as first one building, then the second came down…

See also:
The Skies Shed Tears During Paris Commemoration of 911 Attacks

The America-Bashers' Use of Symbolism on September 11

• Personal Memories of September 11, 2001, in Paris

The Legend of the Squandered Sympathy

• Looking Over TV Shows Inspired by 9-11, Le Monde Discovers (Surprise!) "a Culture of Fear"

Still Looking for "Another" September 11th?

• André Glucksmann: Bin Laden Is Gone, Not The Strategy of Radical Hatred Without Quarter

The French Will Never Forget

Le Monde's 911 Commemorations