Somber New York City 2009 9/11 ceremony in pictures

<div class="meta "><span class="caption-text ">The Sept. 11, 2001, memorial lights shine in New York, Friday, Sept. 11, 2009. In an annual tradition, two bright blue beams of light rose from lower Manhattan in memory of the fallen towers. Across the country, people marked the eighth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks with services and tributes. &#40;AP Photo&#47;Stephen Chernin&#41;</span></div>
September 6, 2013 7:47:15 AM PDT