9/11 remembrance service held at Borough Hall

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It’s been 17 years since the September 11 terrorist attacks, but for many it feels like just yesterday.

Borough President Eric Adams was joined by families of 9/11 victims and first responders Friday as he placed a wreath outside Borough Hall.

They also honored many of the first responders who lost their lives that day and in the years since from 9/11 related illnesses.

The borough president says he continues to hold this event to ensure that horrific day is never forgotten.

"Longer we move away from a tragic event we have a tendency to forget and if we forget we give room to repeat," says Adams.

He also hung a banner outside Borough Hall honoring the first responders who have passed away.

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