Photos of the Week (09/12/21)

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) People help with the display of U.S. flags to commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11 with the annual Waves of Flags display and remembrance at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, Sept. 8. 2021. Photo: AFP

2) Firefighters attend a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks, at the FDNY Engine 1/Ladder 24 fire house in New York City, September 11, 2021.  Photo: REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

3) New York police and firefighters hold a U.S. flag as a band plays the U.S. National Anthem at the National 9/11 Memorial during a ceremony commemorating the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, September 11, 2021. Photo: Ed Jones/Pool via REUTERS

4) Deborah Ivory and family lay flowers at the grave of her husband SGM Lacey B. Ivory in Section 64 reserved for service members who lost their lives at the Pentagon, on the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks in Arlington, Virginia, September 11, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Michael A. McCoy

5) An American flag is unfurled from the roof of the Pentagon at the site where a jetliner hit the building in Arlington, Virginia, September 11, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Al Drago

6) People mourn at the 9/11 Memorial on the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks in New York City, September 11, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Mike Segar

7) Retired Paramedic Chief Charlie Wells kisses the name of a relative on the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks in New York City, September 11, 2021. Photo: David Handschuh/Pool

8) A man walks by a 9/11 memorial mural in the Bronx borough of New York City, September 10, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

9) Cpl Preston Dyce, a soldier with the 4th Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team of the 10th Mountain Division, is greeted by his wife Michaela Dyce upon his return home from deployment in Afghanistan, at Fort Drum, New York, Sept. 7, 2021. Photo: Reuters

10) The statue of former Confederate General Robert E. Lee is removed from Monument Avenue in Richmond, Virginia, on September 8, 2021. The statue was lowered to the ground and cut into pieces, then brought to a secure location, where it will be stored until its final place is determined. The statue, one of the largest monuments to the Confederacy in the U.S., was taken down after years of resistance and a long court battle. Photo: Ryan M. Kelly / AFP / Getty

11) Actor Ben Crawford, dressed as The Phantom of the Opera‘s titular character, wears a protective face mask under his costume mask, as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19, during his fitting in the closed lower lobby of the Majestic Theater in Manhattan, New York City, on September 3, 2021. Photo: Caitlin Ochs / Reuters

12) French urban climber Alain Robert, also known as “The French Spider-Man,” and climbers Martin Banot, Alexis Landot, and Leo Urban scale the TotalEnergies tower in the business district of La Défense in Courbevoie, near Paris, France, on September 7, 2021. Photo: Eric Gaillard / Reuters

13) Little Amal, a 3.5-meter-tall puppet of a young Syrian refugee girl, embraces the Angels Unawares sculpture in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, as she travels across Europe to raise awareness for the plight of young refugees. Photo: Reuters

14) Penny Verdin displays a sleeping squirrel she helped rescue after it was injured during Hurricane Ida, Sept. 4, 2021, in Dulac, Louisiana. Photo: AP

15) A dog is comforted after being scared by a person wearing a dinosaur costume, who was advertising a dinosaur exhibition next to the National Geology Museum in Bucharest, on September 4, 2021. Photo: Daniel Mihailescu / AFP / Getty

16) Corbin Burnes and Josh Hader combined to throw a no-hitter in Saturday night’s 3-0 win over Cleveland. It’s the Brewers’ first no-hitter since 1987. Photo: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.


Here Are The Harrowing Stories Behind Some Of The Most Iconic Photos From 9/11


In the above link you saw some of the work of photographer Richard Drew.

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