Detroit hosts 9/11 memorial service

DETROIT (WXYZ) - The City of Detroit hosted a 9/11 memorial service today to honor those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

It was held this afternoon at Campus Martius in downtown Detroit.

Mayor Dave Bing, Police Chief Ralph Godbee and U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade were among many people who attended the event.

Mayor Dave Bing asked everyone to honor the first responders who ran toward the danger and lost their lives on September 11, 2001.

Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee said we should be reminded at this time that we are blessed with freedom, and to remember the solidarity America felt after the horrific terrorist attacks.

The event was open to the public.

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