Vice President Pence, Second Lady participate in Tunnel to Towers 9/11 ceremony

Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen attend a ceremony organized by the Tunnel to Towers Foundation, Friday, Sept. 11 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

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UPDATED 3:00 PM PT – Friday, September 11, 2020

Vice President Mike Pence commemorated the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York City on Friday. The Vice President and Second Lady Karen Pence took part in the Tunnel to Towers Foundation’s September 11th memorial ceremony and the reading of the 9/11 victims’ names.

“In the memory of all those we lost on this day 19 years ago, in memory of the heroes that were forged that day and on battlefields ever since, for the families, loved ones and friends they left behind, I pray these ancient words will comfort your hearts and ours,” he stated.

The foundation hosted the ceremony after the National September 11 Memorial and Museum cancelled its annual name reading due to coronavirus concerns.

Vice President Mike Pence greets firefighters assembled at FDNY Ladder 10 Engine 10 near the 9/11 Memorial on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen).

Foundation CEO Frank Siller has said he was honored by Pence’s participation. He emphasized memorial events must continue to take place to ensure the horror of that day never leaves our memory.

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