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9/11 Memorial Today at New Brothers Restaurant and Deli in Danvers Square

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9/11 Memorial Today – One of the major events being remembered today is not only the September 11 terrorist attacks but most importantly the value of human lives and the necessity to create respect of religion and beliefs. Today, the New Brothers Restaurant and Deli in Danvers Square continues the local tradition of hosting a 9/11 memorial.

Locals and politicians will meet in front of the restaurant 20 minutes before 9 a.m., to signify when Flight 11 hit the North Tower. There will also be prayer, speeches, and patriotic music as part of the 9/11 memorial for 2010.

The difference this year is that Danvers will offer a special tribute to Karen Martin, a Danvers resident who frequented his restaurant. Martin was one of the victims of the 9/11 attacks. was a 40-year-old lead flight attendant on American Airlines Flight 11 on the day of the tragedy.

“Karen was an exceptional girl,” her aunt Joan Greener said. “Her loss has been really hard for us.” Greener and her husband bill will be delivering a speech as part of the 9/11 memorial. The memorial at Danvers started 2002 which started through a memorial at Andrinopoulos’ house.

“The first year, it was about 10 people,” Andrinopoulos said. To date, the annual 9/11 memorial at his restaurant grew to a couple hundred of people. Along with the Greeners, Andrinopoulos expects U.S. Representative John Tierney, Essex County Sheriff Frank G. Cousins, State Representative Theodore C. Speliotis, and Daniel Bennett, who is running against Spelotis, among other speakers.

The Danver’s 9/11 memorial usually last for around 20 minutes and after that attendees gather for a unity breakfast at the restaurant.

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