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The student news site of Liberty High School in Frisco, Texas

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March 19, 2021
Parked on West Street near Vesey Street on September 11, 2001, the FDNY Ladder 3 truck was damaged as a result of the collapse of the Twin Towers. The truck is now on display at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum in New York City.

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September 21, 2020
The aerial ladder was partially crushed on the FDNY Ladder Truck 3 on September 11, 2001 when debris from the Twin Towers fell on the vehicle. The truck is on display at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum as it was found on Sept. 11, 2001.

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September 21, 2020
Flags and flowers are often sprinkled throughout the names on both the North and South Pools in memory of those who lost their life on Sept. 11, 2001. The names of all the victims of both 2001 and 1993 are inscribed here and are grouped by the locations and circumstances in which victims found themselves during the attacks.

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September 10, 2021
Flags and flowers are often sprinkled throughout the names on both the North and South Pools in memory of those who lost their life on Sept. 11, 2001. The names of all the victims of both 2001 and 1993 are inscribed here and are grouped by the locations and circumstances in which victims found themselves during the attacks.

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September 10, 2021
Located near the 9/11 Memorial Pools is this Callery pear tree. Called the Survivor Tree it was discovered by recovery workers at Ground Zero in October 2001. Severely damaged, the tree was removed by the New York City Parks and Recreation Department and nursed back to health at a different location. It was returned ot the site in 2010 and now stands in the plaza as a symbol of resilience and perseverance.

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September 10, 2021
This set of stairs called The Survivors Staircase was the last visible remaining original structure above ground level at the World Trade Center site. On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, these stairs served as an escape route for hundreds of people feeling the World Trade Center complex.

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September 10, 2021
Locating to the southwest from the top of the One World Trade Center, visitors can see the Statue of Liberty, approximately two miles away in the Upper New York Bay.

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September 10, 2021
The design of the 9/11 Memorial was chosen from more than 5,000 contest submissions. The winning entry was 
submitted by architect Michael Arad and landscape architect Peter Walker, and is called Reflecting Absence. The design features twin waterfall pools surrounded by bronze parapets.

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September 10, 2021
Adjacent to where the Twin Towers once stood, One World Trade Center is the tallest building in the United States and features a viewing platform more than 1,2000 feet up. Located in Lower Manhattan, the view north provides a glimpse that covers most of Manhattan. Construction of the building began in 2006 with the building opening in 2014. The One World Observatory, from where this picture was taken, opened on May 29, 2015.

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September 11, 2020
Standing outside Toyota Stadium, senior Yael Even is all smiles before her graduation on Saturday, May 30, 2020.

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July 23, 2020
With 10 Frisco ISD graduations at Toyota Stadium over the course of four days, Libertys graduation took place at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 30, 2020.

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February 9, 2021
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February 9, 2021
Posing for a picture, senior Kanz Bitar holds her diploma on the stage at Toyota Stadium for the class of 2020 graduation on Saturday, May 30, 2020.

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February 9, 2021
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February 9, 2021
Senior Maddie Aronson makes her way across the stage at Toyota Stadium for the class of 2020 graduation on Saturday, May 30, 2020.

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February 9, 2021
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February 9, 2021
Looking towards the rest of the class of 2020, senior Roy Nitzan makes his way off the stage at Toyota Stadium for the class of 2020 graduation on Saturday, May 30, 2020.

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February 9, 2021
Family members of a class of 2020 graduate sit in the shade at Toyota Stadium on Saturday, May 30, 2020 for the class of 2020 graduation.

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May 20, 2021
Wearing her Frisco ISD class of 2020 graduation masks provided by Jostens, principal Ashley Rainwater stands on the field at Toyota Stadium for graduation on Saturday, May 30, 2020.

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May 20, 2021
Sitting in the Hall of Fame section of Toyota Stadium, graduates are socially distanced at the start of the class of 2020 graduation ceremony at Toyota Stadium on Saturday, May 30, 2020.

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August 17, 2020
Frisco Police Department officer, and campus resources officer, Glen Hubbard was on hand at Toyota Stadium for the class of 2020 graduation on Saturday, May 30, 2020.

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August 17, 2020
Walking through the tunnel at Toyota Stadium, senior Amelia Jauregui smiles as she makes her to the start of the graduation ceremony at Toyota Stadium on Saturday, May 30, 2020.

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April 6, 2021
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April 6, 2021
Hitting a 3-point shot in the third OT that gave the Redhawks a four point lead they wouldnt relinquish, junior Lily Ziemkiewicz hugs family and friends at the end of the 5A Region II final in Garland. The Redhawks advanced to the state semifinals after beating Midlothian 48-43 on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020.

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March 24, 2020
With scoring at a premium in the 5A Region II final versus Midlothian, junior Maya Jain (#24) holds her hands in the air after shooting (and making) a three point shot in overtime. The Panthers led the Redhawks 4-2 at the end of the first quarter with both teams trading leads throughout the triple overtime game won by the Redhawks 48-43.

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March 24, 2020
The back and forth nature of Saturdays 5A Region II final in Garland had many Redhawks fans on their feet for the duration of all three overtimes. The Redhawks will be back on the court Thursday in San Antonio for the 5A state semifinals.

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March 24, 2020
With the custodians trying to get ahead

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