Americans gathered at Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan Monday morning to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy and hear the names of each of the nearly 3,000 people killed by the attacks read aloud.

Commemorations in New York begin at 8:46 a.m. ET with a citywide moment of silence marking the moment the first plane hit the World Trade Center’s North Tower.

There were five more moments of silence – once to mark the time a plane hit the South Tower, twice to mark when each tower fell,…

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