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Remembering in Bensonhurst

On Sept. 11, the students of St. Athanasius School, Bensonhurst, under the direction of their principal, Diane Competello, held a remembrance ceremony to honor those who lost their lives on 9/11/01. The eighth-grade students reflected on the tragic events of that day by creating an acrostic poem, “Never Forget 9/11.” In addition, the students also remembered those who succumbed to 9/11-related illnesses and those who are continuing to battle 9/11-related diseases. The ceremony concluded with the students praying and singing “God Bless America.”
On Sept. 11, the students of St. Athanasius School, Bensonhurst, under the direction of their principal, Diane Competello, held a remembrance ceremony to honor those who lost their lives on 9/11/01. The eighth-grade students reflected on the tragic events of that day by creating an acrostic poem, “Never Forget 9/11.” In addition, the students also remembered those who succumbed to 9/11-related illnesses and those who are continuing to battle 9/11-related diseases. The ceremony concluded with the students praying and singing “God Bless America.”

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