Menifee commemorates the fallen and heroes of 9/11: ‘We will never forget’

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Menifee city volunteers hand and free sandwiches and water to residents arriving at Menifee’s 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony in Central Park, Wednesday, Sept. 11. Tony Ault photo
“No day shall erase you from the memory of time,” was the repeated message to dozens of Menifee residents Wednesday, Sept. 11, attending the city’s 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony for those that died in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon in 2001. U.S. Navy Cmdr. Nico Melendez was the featured speaker at the ceremony held at Menifee’s Central Park and reminded residents to always remember the 2,996 people who died. Paper luminaries marked with the names of those who died in the attacks were placed on both sides of the walkways throughout the park. Each one was made by Menifee school children. Residents were encouraged to take one at the end of the ceremony to remember the named victim and to sign the city’s 9/11 commemorative book. [gallery td_sele
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