Lower Manhattan on September 11, 2001 as seen from Jersey City
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With help from our partner the BBC, we’ve compiled some memories of that day — all gleaned from original television broadcasts. It begins with the day's weather reports and ends with the weather forecast for the following day. And everywhere in between, the people of the world are living through the most ordinary and extraordinary of times.