Rita Chatterjee, Jasmine Garza, Sean Alan discussed on Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

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Were also held in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, where flight 93 crashed after passengers on board overtook the terrorists. NPR's Scott Detroit was at today's commemoration some families Who have come to previous anniversaries just felt overwhelmed by the idea of 20 years and are not here but But by and large, A lot of people are here, and it's really a sense of peace and togetherness, and I've seen them greeting each other with big hugs. It's It's really interesting how over the years this place this crash site that was the place where their loved ones died in a really terrible way has become to them a place of remembrance, a place of community a place of peace. NPR's Scott, Detroit and Shanksville. President Biden was among those gathered for commemorations at the side of the World Trade Center in New York City. NPR's Jasmine Garza was there. For the most part, it was a quiet ceremony filled with moments of silence observed at the Times of each attack. Firefighters from across the country marched carrying the New York Fire Department flag to For many, it was a time of introspection. Sean Alan sat quietly on the curb throughout most of the event, he says he came up from Philadelphia. I just came here last night just to show up and pay my respects in person. I feel like I had to do something, you know, you know the whole atmosphere nowadays, you know, it's the least I could do. Throughout the morning families read the names of their loved ones who died in the attacks. Jasmine Garza, NPR NEWS New York New research funds that survivors rescue workers and people who witnessed the attacks on New York City's World Trade Center have been experiencing lasting mental health issues. NPR's Rita Chatterjee has details. Researchers say that the rates of depression and post traumatic stress disorder among people in New York City and nearby areas went up shortly after 9 11, while a majority recovered in six months about 10% have continued to struggle with symptoms. Mark Far fell is the director of the World Trade Center Health Registry, which has tracked over 70,000 people affected by the disaster. This disaster of 9 11 in New York City. Has had long term impacts and significant impacts on both. The responders and the silver civilian survivors, he says. Often survivors are struggling with more than one mental and physical health condition, which makes it harder for them to bounce back. Quickly Return. Chatterjee NPR news This is NPR Live from KQED News. I'm Natalia Navarro. The California Legislature wrapped up its annual session on Friday. KQED is Katie or highlights some of the action. Lawmakers sent a wide variety of bills to governor Gavin Newsom's desk, including several measures that would make it easier to build housing in the state. The Legislature also passed a number of criminal justice reform bills, including one that allows the commission on Peace officer standards and training to investigate and possibly decertified law enforcement officers. Who commit serious offenses. A bill that makes it a misdemeanor to obstruct vaccination clinics made it to the governor, but efforts to require covid vaccination in the workplace ran out of time. A bill to overhaul the state's bail system also stalled. Newsome now has a month to act on the bills. The Legislature sent him in Sacramento. I'm Katie or KQED news. Police and fire departments across the Bay Area are holding remembrances today for the anniversary of 9 11 in Oakland City officials held a memorial at the Lake Merritt Amphitheater yesterday in honor of the first responders who lost their lives 20 years ago. About 70 people came out to the event, including Mayor Libby Shaft and Fire and police personnel, Oakland police Chief Laurent Armstrong. Every day we come to work, understanding that there is a possibility That this may be our last. But truly, that is, what service and sacrifice is about. Today. We recognize those that made the ultimate sacrifice. More than 300. Firefighters and 70 officers lost their lives on 9 11 and hundreds more.

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