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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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Lt. Cmdr. Patrick Jude Murphy

Age: 38

Hometown: Flossmoor, Ill., USA

Occupation: U.S. Navy, U.S. Navy

Location: Ground, Pentagon

"When he was on active duty, he was an officer on the submarine USS Daniel Webster. That was the last submarine he was assigned to--after three years on the USS Sandlance--and its logo was on the belt buckle. He treasured it. It was found with his body." Masako Murphy, wife

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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