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Photos: Mass. Remembers 9/11 Victims

Monday was the first time former United Airlines flight attendant Paul Venito came out to remember five fellow crew members who lost their lives on 9/11. He was working on Flight 175 coming into Boston, and came off the plane before it embarked for Los Angeles. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Monday was the first time former United Airlines flight attendant Paul Venito came out to remember five fellow crew members who lost their lives on 9/11. He was working on Flight 175 coming into Boston, and came off the plane before it embarked for Los Angeles. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
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State leaders and Massachusetts residents paused Monday to honor those who died 16 years ago, in the terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

A wreath of flowers stands in front of the 9/11 Memorial in Boston's Public Garden. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A wreath of flowers stands in front of the 9/11 Memorial in Boston's Public Garden. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
William Connors lays a flower on the memorial for his brother, Kevin Patrick Connors, who was on the 85th floor of the South Tower of the World Trade Center. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
William Connors lays a flower on the memorial for his brother, Kevin Patrick Connors, who was on the 85th floor of the South Tower of the World Trade Center. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A visitor touches a name on the 9/11 Memorial in the Public Garden. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A visitor touches a name on the 9/11 Memorial in the Public Garden. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito lays a white rose on the 9/11 Memorial after the conclusion of the wreath laying ceremony. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito lays a white rose on the 9/11 Memorial after the conclusion of the wreath laying ceremony. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh speaks during the wreath laying ceremony honoring the victims of 9/11 at the Public Garden. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh speaks during the wreath laying ceremony honoring the victims of 9/11 at the Public Garden. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Robert Landrum leaves a flower and touches the name of his then fiance, Betty Ann Ong, the flight attendant on American Airlines Flight 11 who alerted authorities by phone that the plane had been hijacked. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Robert Landrum leaves a flower and touches the name of his then fiance, Betty Ann Ong, the flight attendant on American Airlines Flight 11 who alerted authorities by phone that the plane had been hijacked. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Gov. Charlie Baker and First Lady Lauren Baker participate in various ceremonies of commemoration of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. (Courtesy Kristina McComb for the Office of the Governor)
Gov. Charlie Baker and First Lady Lauren Baker participate in various ceremonies of commemoration of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. (Courtesy Kristina McComb for the Office of the Governor)

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