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Governor Chafee Calls for Statewide Moment of Silence to Mark the Anniversary of the September 11 Terrorist Attack

Providence, RI To mark the twelfth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee will call for a voluntary statewide moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. on Wednesday, September 11, 2013.

"It is with great sadness that we prepare to mark the twelfth anniversary of the September 11 attacks," Governor Chafee said. "To honor that day's many victims, from Rhode Island, across the country, and around the world, I ask that Rhode Islanders observe a respectful moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. September 11, 2001, was a tragedy on every scale imaginable, and it is my hope that on its upcoming anniversary we are all able to engage in silent remembrance of those who were lost."

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Department or agency: Office of the Governor

Online: http://www.governor.ri.gov

Release date: 09-10-2013

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