(Photo: John Makely / NBC News)
By John Makely / NBC News - As night falls, the National September 11 Memorial takes on a whole different feeling. Crowds become sparse, construction ceases and the traffic of lower Manhattan seems to fade away. You are left with the sounds of cascading water and the rustling of trees. There is no better place to reflect on what happened on September 11, 2001, and the lives that were lost.
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