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Celebrities including Mariah Carey, Reese Witherspoon and Kaley Cuoco mark 20th anniversary of 9/11 with social media tributes

The Independent
The Independent

Celebrities from across the world of culture have paid tribute to the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the 20th anniversary of the event.

Mariah Carey , Mark Wahlberg and Kaley Cuoco are among those to mark the occasion with mournful posts on social media.

“On this anniversary of 9/11, I find myself remembering the shock and anguish we all experienced with painfully deep sadness,” wrote Carey on Twitter. “Vivid images of the skyline I grew up loving so much, suddenly changed forever.”

In a follow-up tweet, she continued: “Still astonished by how many innocent people were lost in an instant, gone forever but never to be forgotten.

“Thinking of all the families still mourning their loved ones 20 years after that devastating and tragic moment in our history. #NeverForget.”

Actor Reese Witherspoon wrote: “My prayers go out to all the families that lost their loves ones on this day 20 years ago.

“We will #neverforget. Forever in our hearts.”

On Instagram, actor Rita Wilson wrote: “God bless America. Never forget,” alongside a picture of the memorial.

Rock outfit U2 shared the message: “An honour to honour such a moment and the 2977 souls stolen from the arms of America…Bono, Edge, Adam and Larry.”

Bruce Springsteen also gave a moving musical performance at the memorial service at Ground Zero, as part of a ceremony that was attended by dignitaries and relatives of the victims of 9/11.

You can follow live updates about the 9/11 anniversary here .

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They are a national disgrace and should not be allowed to attend any 9 11 service.

Doris Deese

I'm sorry, But with all those deaths ,I don't call it anniversary, I call it a day of. mourning, anniversary is something of happiness , celebration .

sewing needles

There are many more important people there, like the families who lost loved ones, or the first responders who lost fellow responders or who were there just to help the clean up. The least important people are the so called celebrities and the politicians.


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