Tribute in Light Honors Victims of September 11 Attacks

The Tribute in Light rises behind the Brooklyn Bridge on Sept. 10, 2014 in New York. Mark Lennihan / AP

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The Tribute in Light illuminated the sky above lower Manhattan on Wednesday night, the eve of the 13th anniversary of the September 11 attacks. The tribute, an art installation of the Municipal Art Society, consists of 88 searchlights placed next to the site of the World Trade Center creating two vertical columns of light in remembrance of the 2001 attacks.

The Tribute in Light illuminates the sky above lower Manhattan in New York on Wednesday night.TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP - Getty Images

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