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World mourns 9/11: See memorials from U.S. and abroad following 2001 terror attacks

The world mourned with New York in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks that claimed the lives of nearly 3,000 people.

Tributes sprung up at home and abroad, from Chicago and Los Angeles to Germany and Singapore.

Scroll down to see some of the touching memorials from around the world.

Washington, D.C.

People cover themselves with an American flag on
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People cover themselves with an American flag on the U.S. Capitol grounds during a Sept. 12, 2001, candlelight vigil to remember victims who lost their lives in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Mourners circle the reflecting pool below the U.S.
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Mourners circle the reflecting pool below the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., during a candlelight vigil on Sept. 12, 2001, to commemorate the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

New York

Jane Gaffney and Nyle Cavazos-Garcia take part in
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Jane Gaffney and Nyle Cavazos-Garcia take part in a candlelight vigil in Washington Square Park on Sept. 12, 2001, in New York City. The vigil was held in memory of those killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.

Firefighter Patrick Parrott lights a candle at a
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Firefighter Patrick Parrott lights a candle at a memorial for victims from a Manhattan firehouse on Sept. 12, 2001.

Chicago, Illinois

Several thousand people gather in the Daley Center
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Several thousand people gather in the Daley Center Plaza in downtown Chicago on Sept. 14, 2001, for a memorial service to honor those killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Cities across the country held similar events after President George W. Bush declared Sept. 14 a day of prayer.

Seattle, Washington

Patricia Petrowitz falls to her knees in prayer
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Patricia Petrowitz falls to her knees in prayer in Seattle's St. James Cathedral during a prayer service on Sept. 11, 2001, in the wake of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon.

Pasadena, California

Muslim Imam Sayed Moustafa Al-Qazwini (second from right)
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Muslim Imam Sayed Moustafa Al-Qazwini (second from right) lights a candle, joined by leaders of other religions on Sept. 13, 2001, in Pasadena, California, where mourners attended an interfaith memorial service for victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles Timothy Elementary School first-grader A.C. Brown
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Los Angeles Timothy Elementary School first-grader A.C. Brown prays with classmates on Sept. 12, 2001, at a playground shrine of flowers, drawings and poems for the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C.

England

Grieving Americans pay their respects outside the U.S.
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Grieving Americans pay their respects outside the U.S. Embassy in London on Sept. 13, 2001, after two hijacked airplanes slammed into the World Trade Center.

France

Flags at the European Council fly at half-staff
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Flags at the European Council fly at half-staff in Strasbourg, France, on Sept. 11, 2001.

Australia

A woman lays a flower on the steps
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A woman lays a flower on the steps of the American Consulate on Sept. 14, 2001, in Sydney, Australia, at a memorial for the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Germany

A German policeman stands guard over a memorial
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A German policeman stands guard over a memorial in front of the American Embassy on Sept. 12, 2001, in Berlin. The memorial was erected by mourners showing support for America and to pay homage to those killed in the terrorist attacks that struck the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, on Sept. 11, 2001.

Taiwan

A group of Taiwanese firefighters hold candles during
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A group of Taiwanese firefighters hold candles during a Sept. 14, 2001, prayer for the victims of the U.S. terrorist attacks. About 100 Taiwanese firefighters showed their support for American firefighters.

East Jerusalem

Palestinian schoolboys hold a demonstration supporting the United
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Palestinian schoolboys hold a demonstration supporting the United States outside the U.S. consulate in East Jerusalem on Sept. 12, 2001, a day after Palestinians were seen celebrating the terror attack against America. A few dozen Palestinian elite, Palestinian-Americans and schoolchildren held a vigil in support of the victims of the terrorist attack.

Singapore

Americans and Singaporeans pray during a memorial prayer
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Americans and Singaporeans pray during a memorial prayer service on Sept. 14, 2001, for the victims of the U.S. terrorist attacks at the Church of St. Ignatius in Singapore.

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