20 years later: DeKalb groups remember 9/11 with ceremonies

A crowd assembled Friday morning on the steps of the DeKalb County Courthouse to reflect on the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in America. A large portion of the group included local first responders and veterans, who stood at attention as Amazing Grace was played on the bagpipes. After Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall addressed the crowd, Sgt. Nick James, an Advanced EMT with the Fort Payne Fire Department, spent a moment reflecting with his son, Brier, 2.

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