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UNI students to observe 9/11 anniversary with silence

September 9, 2003

Marie Hamer, senior, political communications, (319) 560-7277
Gwenne Culpepper, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Students at the University of Northern Iowa will observe the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks at 9:11 a.m., at the Campanile, on Thursday, Sept. 11.

Marie Hamer, the senior who organized the event, explained, 'It is a moment of silent prayer and reflection to remember all those who lost their lives in the tragedy two years ago.' She said the event is part of a national project, '9/11: Never Forget Project,' initiated by the Young America's Foundation.