Appalachian remembers 9/11 after 12 years

The flag in front of the B.B. Dougherty Administrative Building flies at half-staff in honor of the lives lost as a result of the 9/11 attacks. Photo by Rachel Krauza  |  The Appalachian
Wednesday marked the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the Twin Towers in New York City.

On Sept. 11, 2001, two planes were flown into the Twin Towers, killing approximately 3,000 people.

The current generation that makes up the majority of Appalachian State University students, Millennials and Generation Y, were children when the attacks occurred and have spent the last 12 years watching the consequences unfold.

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