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The Time Lapse Elevator Ride At 1 World Trade Center Shows The Entire History Of NYC's Skyline Including The Rise & Fall Of The Twin Towers

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At One World Observatory, which will open to the public atop 1 World Trade Center this May, even the elevator ride gives you a history lesson.

During the ride, a video shows a time lapse of the New York City skyline starting in the 1500s and rapidly moving to the present.

[ Related: CNN Producers Arrested For Breaking Into World Trade Center Site ]

First buildings, then skyscrapers rise as you go up story after story, and then, for just a second, as the clock passes through September 11, 2001 — the World Trade Center goes away.

The moment is almost imperceptible at first as the years tumble by so quickly. But when you notice the sudden disappearance of the other tower, it's very affecting!

David W. Checketts, Chairman and CEO of Legends Hospitality — the company that created the observatory — believes marking the event was the only way to honor the original World Trade Center. He explained:

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Last Living 9/11 Search Dog Deserves Every Honor There Is!

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Bretange (pronounced like "Britney") is a real American hero dog!

She's a 15-year-old golden retriever, and she's believed to be the last living 9/11 search and rescue dog.

Bretange and her owner, Denise Corliss, went on their first deployment 13 years ago today: to ground zero of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

The most tear jerky thing isn't the search work that Bretange did at ground zero, though.

It was the

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President Obama Leads A Band Of Patriotic Stars Remembering 9/11 On Twitter; See What They Said HERE

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It's hard to believe it's been 13 years since the terrorist attacks on September 11th.

But despite the years between, most Americans have kept good on their promise to Never Forget. And they're proving it on social media.

President Barack Obama led the charge as stars like Taylor Swift and Queen Latifah gave the United States a big salute on Twitter. He tweeted:


See what everyone else had to say on this somber historic occasion (below):

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Boston Airport Apologizes For Holding A Fire Drill Involving Burning Plane On 9/11 Anniversary!

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Ugh. We…can't…even…

Officials at Boston's Logan Airport issued an apology after goofing big time!

Massachusetts Port Authority decided to hold a full scale fire drill at the airport in question, with smoke and flames and literally a mock plane on fire, on the 12th anniversary of 9/11.

We'll let those of you who were drinking while reading that last sentence continue your spit-taking for the next 3-5 minutes.

In their defense, Logan Airport tweeted that the smoke and fire were part of a drill, but not in their defense, who follows airports on Twitter?!

Meanwhile, Logan Airport's Facebook page received dozens of complaints, including one from an upset person who had this to say on the faux-pas:

"That is ridiculous. Have some respect. People died 12 years ago on flights originating out of your airport. How dare you."

Yeah, the last thing any traveler wants to see on 9/11 is smoke and fire on any airfield! What the shizz were they thinking?!

By noon today, Massachusetts Port Authority wised up and issued this apology:

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Mark Wahlberg Says Some Weird Things To Apologize To 9/11 Victim's Families

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Mark Wahlberg Says Some Weird Things To Apologize To 9/11 Victim's Families

Mark Wahlberg is still apologizing to the family's of the 9/11 victims for saying that if he was on United 93 the plane wouldn't have crashed, and he's saying so weird things.

This morning he tried to clear the air by tailing to radio host Kidd Kraddick that

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Mark Wahlberg: He Doesn't Jerk It, He Cried During The Help And He Would've Kicked Some Tail On 9/11 Planes

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Mark Wahlberg isn't afraid to flex the guns!

While the movie star says he is fortunate that he flew out of Boston to Toronto a week before 9/11, he did say that IF he was onboard, things

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Former NY Ranger Mark Messier Running NYC Marathon For 9/11 Charity

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In September of 2001, the New York Rangers were scheduled to hold training camp at Chelsea Piers in NYC and stay in the Marriot Hotel at the World Trade Center.

Fortunately for the 60-man roster, including NHL Hall of Famer Mark Messier, the dressing rooms weren’t adequate and the team was moved to Madison Square Garden. When tragedy struck on one of the darkest days in American history, the NHL team realized they could have just as easily lost their lives on 9/11.

Ten years later, Mark Messier is honoring the families of the victims who could not avoid perishing with the Twin Towers. The retired athlete is running the New York City Marathon on behalf of Tomorrow’s Children Fund, which benefits the wives and widows of the attacks.

Speaking on his commitment to giving back to the victim's families, Messier said:

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