9 Powerful Images of Celebrities United for 9/11

Mourning loss and finding hope.

By Brenden Gallagher

The horrific events of September 11th, 2001 had tragic, far reaching effects that changed the world forever. They also have come to mark a day of national unity and service for many Americans. Here are some images of notable celebrities coming together with others to mourn the loss of lives and finding hope for the future at events commemorating the day when America experienced a tremendous loss.

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    Kanye West, Jay Z and Rihanna reppin’ the Roc at a 2009 9/11 benefit concert.

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    The British Royal Family visits the 9/11 Memorial in an expression of International solidarity.

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    Destiny’s Child literally wraps themselves in the flag at a 9/11 benefit concert.

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    A host of Broadway performers come together for a performance on the 10th anniversary of the attacks.

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    On the first anniversary of the attacks, Marisa Tomei mourns along with fellow New Yorkers in Union Square

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    John Mellencamp and Kid Rock joined forces to honor first responders at Madison Square Garden.

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    Paul McCartney gave an earnest, heartfelt performance at the Concert for New York City in 2001.

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    On the tenth anniversary of 9/11, the Obamas and the Bushes came together in a touching display of bipartisan unity.

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    At the Concert for New York City, Jon Bon Jovi had some of the heroes of September 11th join him on stage for a moving, powerful performance.