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      Robert Peraza pauses at his son's name on the 9/ 11 Memorial during the 10th anniversary ( 2011) ceremonies at the site of the World Trade Center

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      Voted the Number 1 most Powerful Image of 2011 - Robert Peraza, who lost his son Robert David Peraza in 9/11, pauses at his son’s name at the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial. Images are a powerful thing! @Cindy Zhang Honoring The Victims following the collapse of #WorldTradeCenter Twin Towers (Two of the 4 Targets of #911) Remembering and Honoring the Heroes of 9-11-2001 9-11 #NeverForget #911 #Remembering911 9/11/2001

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      Robert Peraza, who lost his son Robert David Peraza, pauses at his son’s name at the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial during tenth anniversary ceremonies at the site of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2011, in New York City....Who would be there to cling to your name 10 years later?

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