9/11 Remembrance Event at City Hall Tuesday

The City of South Pasadena will mark the 11-year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people.

South Pasadena city officials are taking time Tuesday to reflect on the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that claimed thosands of lives, including a graduate of

Mike Ten, a former mayor and councilmember, will pay tribute to Sue Kim Hanson, who died with her husband and daughter on Sept. 11, 2001. The Hansons were aboard United Air Lines Flight 175 en route from Boston to Los Angeles. It was the second plane to hit the World Trade Center that morning.

Last year, the city council dedicated a bronze plaque in the family's honor. It hangs in the city hall courtyard. Ten initiated South Pasadena’s annual remembrance of 9/11, and he spearheaded the 10th anniversary memorial event and dedication of the plaque, according to a city press release.

Tuesday's event runs from 8-8:30 a.m. in the city hall court yard. Following opening remarks by South Pasadena Mayor Michael A. Cacciotti, Schooler Mary Harmon will sing the National Anthem. 

Cacciotti will further discuss the current construction of the new World Trade Center. The site is being rebuilt with five new skyscrapers and a memorial to the victims of the attacks. The entire project is expected to be completed before 2020, the press release states. 

Please see the city's flier for Tuesday's event posted to the right of this article.




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