Newsday: Ground Zero construction making progress

By John Riley

On Monday, as news of the killing of Osama bin Laden electrified the city, a family member of one of the victims of the 2001 attacks came by the construction site of the Sept. 11 memorial and asked three ironworkers to mount a special flag.

Known as the “Flag of Honor,” it incorporates the name of every victim into its red, white and blue design. The ironworkers were happy to oblige, to memorialize a special moment at a site that is much more than just another construction project to many of those working on it.

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