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  • Ground Zero

    The controversial construction of the Ground Zero memorial, located at the site of the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks, is still not complete.
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  • Within 16 acres of prime New York real estate, six towers, a memorial park and an underground museum are part of the construction. Political and emotional issues have plagued the site, not to mention working around two train lines that exist beneath it.

    Within 16 acres of prime New York real estate, six towers, a memorial park and an underground museum are part of the construction. Political and emotional issues are part of the project, not to mention working around two train lines that exist beneath it.
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  • Ground Zero

    In the heart of the Ground Zero memorial will be two square voids with water cascading down a 30 foot wall to mark where the original towers once stood. The names of the people who died on 9/11 will be engraved on bronze plates surrounding the pools.
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  • Ground Zero

    The goal is to have the memorial opened for the tenth anniversary of 9/11 next year. The museum beneath, which will be more than 100,000 square feet in size, is slated to open in 2012.
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  • Ground Zero

    One of the new buildings, 1 World Trade Center, also known as Freedom Tower, will be 104 stories tall, six stories lower than the original WTC, but at 1,776 feet high enough to be the tallest building in the country when it is completed. The building is expected to open in three years.
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  • Ground Zero

    Lee Ielpi, Bill Butler, John Vigiano, and Dennis O'Berg and stand with "Nightline" anchor Cynthia McFadden high above the WTC reconstruction site. All are retired firemen who lost sons on 9/11, Vigiano lost both his sons.
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  • Ground Zero

    It's estimated that over 1,000 bodies are still missing and unaccounted for at the site. Lelpi's son is one of them.
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