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Long Layover at Ground Zero in NYC

It’s 1pm and the sun is high and very hot. There is a cool breeze under the rustling trees that provide a little relief from the scorching sun. It’s reverently quiet, although kids are at play, friends are talking and eating lunch together and visitors rub their hands over the names inscribed into the Ground Zero memorial, trying to visualize the chaos and carnage of that autumn day almost 16 years ago last month.