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US marks sixth anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks

MISSING GROUND ZERO Manhattan ceremonies were held in a public park because of rebuilding at the site where the World Trade Center once stood

AP , NEW YORK

Howard Gabler, who worked on the 47th floor of the trade center's north tower and escaped on the day of the attack, came to mourn his son, Fredric, who worked on the 104th floor of the same tower. He has no remains of his son.

"This is where he died and we have nothing else," Gabler said.

Gabler said he touched the ground, which he fears will not be available to him next year as construction goes on.

"So today I kissed my hand and I kissed the ground -- I'm still kissing him," he said.

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Remembering Sept. 11, without pomp or circumstance

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