Boston commemorates 15th anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks

BOSTON (WHDH) - On the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Boston took time to remember those lost in New York, Washington D.C., and Shanksville, Pa., many of whom were from Massachusetts.

There were tributes for victims across Boston on Sunday morning.

In Boston, Mayor Marty Walsh laid a wreath at the 9/11 memorial and garden of remembrance in the Boston Public Garden, which was adorn with hundreds of flags.

“Today is a somber day, but today is also an opportunity for us to look back and have positive reflections,” said Walsh at the ceremony. “We honor your family members’ special legacies.”

Inside the statehouse, every one of the 206 victims from Massachusetts were read.

In Washington, D.C., President Obama spoke outside the Pentagon, one of the areas hit on that fateful day, and an American flag was unfurled on the side of the Pentagon.

In New York City, the first moment of silence was observed at 8:46 a.m., the time that the first plane went into the World Trade Center. Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton were on hand for the ceremony.

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