GRAPEVINE (CBSDFW.COM) â North Texans gathered at the 9/11 memorial site in Grapevine Saturday morning to pay their respects to those killed on Sept. 11, 2001.
Grapevine residents wore red, white and blue, and carried American flags.READ MORE: Big Cowboys Win Means Massive Shopping Spree For Some
âIâm so glad I was able to be here for this, it was very touching,â visitor Silvia Barnett said.
And as Americans remember the 20th anniversary, many are reminded that today’s teenagers weren’t alive yet when the attacks occurred.READ MORE: Fall Allergy Season Has Arrived In North Texas
Julian Stewart, a local boy scout, says despite not living through that day, he will never forget it.
âItâs a really special moment for me,â Stewart said. âI know what happened… And I just try to take part even though I wasnât here.â
Two moments of silence were held that represented when the planes crashed into the World Trade Center.MORE NEWS: Dallas Police Officers Looking For Animal Cruelty Suspect Who Abandoned Puppy
The ceremony concluded with a monumental flyover of a World War II D-Day aircraft and a prayer that America never forgets the day lives were cut short.