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Ground Zero eight years after 9/11 attacks

Ground Zero eight years after 9/11 attacks
An American flag flies in front of the construction site of the former World Trade Center site in New York City eight years after the September 11th terror attacks. (Getty Images)
Ground Zero eight years after 9/11 attacks
A worker looks on as construction continues at the Ground Zero site. Despite grand plans announced after the attack, little has changed. (Getty Images)
Ground Zero eight years after 9/11 attacks
Members of the media record images of the progress of construction. One of five planned buildings is currently underway. (Getty Images)
Ground Zero eight years after 9/11 attacks
Construction of One World Trade Center, previously called the Freedom Tower, continues. (Getty Images)
Ground Zero eight years after 9/11 attacks
The 9/11 terror attacks destroyed the buildings in lower Manhattan, killing thousands of people. (Getty Images)
Ground Zero eight years after 9/11 attacks
There’s no firm due date for work to start on the four other towers planned for the site. (Getty Images)