Guam – On Wednesday in Washington, Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo joined her colleagues from the U.S. House of Representatives at a ceremony to remember those who lost their lives during the attacks of September 11, 2001.
[CAPTION: Congresswoman Bordallo is joined by Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York City.]
The Congressional Remembrance Ceremony took place on the East steps of the U.S. Capitol where Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, House Minority Leader John Boehner, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, provided remarks that paid tribute to the thousands of Americans whose lives were taken on September 11, 2001. Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York City was also in attendance at today’s ceremony.
“While nine years have passed since the attacks of September 11, 2001, we must never forget the lives of those that were lost, the sacrifices of the first responders, and the tenacity of the American people since that time,” Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo said today. “Let us continue to keep the families of the September 11 victims in our thoughts and prayers and not take for granted that freedom that we enjoy each day.”