People Share Powerful Remembrances On The 17th Anniversary Of 9/11

Today marks the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. On this day 17 years ago, close to 3,000 people lost their lives in the span of a few hours in what has been the single most devastating attack on our country.

As Americans do every year on this day, many offered their thoughts and some powerful images on Twitter.

From Mayors:

And Presidents:

Astronauts:

As well as historians:

Some were inspired by today’s memorials for those who were lost:

And some by the structure that stands where the Twin Towers used to be:

The administration offered its words of solace:

As did actors and musicians:

CJ speaks for many:

We are keeping all those who were lost, and those who loved ones on that day seventeen years ago in our thoughts today.

Never forget.

H/T: Twitter, USA Today