Scar is healing at World Trade Center

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Two reflecting pools in the footprints of the old World Trade Center will feature the country’s largest man-made waterfalls. The names of terrorism victims are inscribed in bronze along the outer walls. Photo Courtesy of WTC.com

One of the most controversial and emotional construction projects in New York City history is quickly reaching important milestones on the way to completion, 10 years after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

The latest photographs and renderings of the in-progress World Trade Center (WTC) complex were released last week, ahead of the public opening of two giant square reflecting pools, surrounded by man-made waterfalls in the footprints of the destroyed Twin Towers. The dedication is set for next Monday, Sept. 12.

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