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September 11 Memorial: Remembering the victims who died at the World Trade Center and Pentagon, and in Pennsylvania

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Diane M. Hale-McKinzy

Age: 38

Hometown: Alexandria, Va., USA

Occupation: Civilian employee, U.S. Army

Location: Ground, Pentagon

"I proposed in 1993. We had been seeing each other for about a year, the typical dating. We met at church. It started out like a friendly relationship and I fell in love. We were married that same year, on July 4th. We thought it would be a great day to get married. A casualty officer brought me the ring. It was very dear to her." --Gary McKinzy, husband

Source: The Washington Post, AP and washingtonpost.com

The profiles in this feature were written in the months following Sept. 11, 2001.

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A day after the 9/11 attacks a makeshift memorial was created on the Arlington Memorial Cemetery fence. Seven years later, the first 9/11 memorial is opening.

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