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Remembering 9/11 in Lake Placid (W/. GALLERY)

Sept. 11 Memorial Exhibit invokes memories

The Gallant family of Burlington, Ontario, take a moment to look at the Sept. 11 Museum exhibit in the Herb Brooks Arena at the Lake Placid Olympic Center.

The Gallant family of Burlington, Ontario, take a moment to look at the Sept. 11 Museum exhibit in the Herb Brooks Arena at the Lake Placid Olympic Center. Photo by Keith Lobdell.

— Marc and Doreen Gallant looked at the pictures and objects that once had a place at the World Trade Center, such as a steel beam and an information sign for the World Trade Center Mall.

They also took time to explain to their children, Alexandra, age 9, and Gavin, age 6, what it all meant, the pieces and pictures that made up the Sept. 11 Museum exhibit, on display in the Herb Brooks Arena at the Lake Placid Olympic Center.

Doreen told the children about how airplanes had hit these two large towers in New York City, how the sign and the beams were part of that. She spoke of how the message board of missing persons that was part of the display showed pictures of people who did not make it out of that day alive.

For Marc and Sharon McGhee, it was a moment that is easily, and painfully remembered...

See more in the Sept. 10 edition of the Valley News.

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