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9/11 Families

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NPR's Tovia Smith reports that some families who lost loved ones in the terrorist attacks feel the media attention and surge in patriotism has been harmful. Widows and children say that being surrounded by public reminders of 9/11 has made it difficult for them to mourn their losses privately. Some families have organized to pressure television stations to stop showing footage from September 11th, arguing the tapes keep families from moving on.

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