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Local 911 remembrance

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Published on October 2, 2019 -
Local 911 remembrance
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Local 911 remembrance

Several memorial's were also held right here in the ozarks including this one at silver dollar city.

People at the 9/11 memorial stair climb ..

Climbed echo hollow amphitheatre multiple times for a total of 110 stories, representing the number of floors in the twin towers.

Money raised from the stair climb will benefit the fdny counseling services unit and other programs supporting 9-11 victims. here in springfield a special ceremony marking the 9-11 anniversary is happening right now.

Kspr's matt buhrman joins us live from north springfield with more.

Matt?

Frances -- this is known as "the never forget tribute" he at klinger-cope funeral home, organized for the 15th anniversary of the september 11th attacks.

As you can see, right now more than three-thousand flags are set up for this ceremony ..

A representation of each person killed in the terrorist attacks.

Organizers say this tribute is also a way to show support and respect to all first responders for the work they do.

A banner is also here for people to write notes of thanks and appreciation.

The names of the people who died are also written as part of the red stripe -- in two pictures of the american flag.

Jenene dean is the community outreach coordinator for klinger- cope funeral home.

"it's so overwhelming, th number itself, you just can't really understand how large it is until you see the flags."

People here today -- are also taking part in a half-mile remembrance walk as part of the ceremony -- to honor the memory of those who died back in 2001.

Frances?

Matt buhrman, thank you.

More than 150 people volunteered to take part in setting up the three-thousand flags

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