Celebrities including Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Garner and Ryan Reynolds took to social media to honor the victims of September 11 on the 20th anniversary of the deadly attacks.
On September 11, 2021, Americans proved that despite the years that have passed since the fall of the Twin Towers, the victims will never be forgotten.
Underwood shared a lengthy post Saturday when he showed the flag flying at half mast at EH-OK Farm.
“I remember exactly where I was 20 years ago when a friend told me on the way to class what had happened,” Underwood wrote in his post. “It was absolutely impossible to understand at that moment the words he was saying. To be honest, 20 years later, I still can’t understand it.
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Celebrities such as Carrie Underwood and Jennifer Garner honored the victims of the deadly September 11 attacks on the 20th anniversary.
“We must never forget September 11 and how it changed us as a country,” he added. “We must remember those whose lives were stolen that day and continue to pray for their families who are still grieving. And we remain grateful to those who were there to help… and are still here to help. God bless America.
Reynolds, who is Canadian, shared a post about his story paying tribute to the 26 Canadians who also lost their lives on the tragic day.
Reality star Kris Jenner shared a post that featured a composite photo of headshots of 9/11 victims with a shadow of the Twin Towers in the middle.
“20 years ago today,” he wrote. “Take a moment this morning to remember and honor those who lost their lives, the families and friends who lost loved ones, and the survivors of the horrific attacks of September 11. We will never forget the sacrifices made by firefighters, first responders and civilians who risked everything to help others in the most incredible and unforgettable display of heroism.
“I will never forget that day, and my thoughts go out to everyone who lost a loved one,” added Jenner. “Life is so precious and today is a reminder for me to cherish every moment that I have with my loved ones. We should show each other love, forgiveness, grace and be grateful for the time we have together.
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Reese Witherspoon shared two posts on her Instagram story highlighting families who lost loved ones on September 11.
«My prayers are with all the families who lost their loves [sic] some on this day 20 years ago, “Witherspoon wrote.” We will never forget. FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS.”
Jennifer Garner also shared a tribute to her own Instagram story.
“For all those who were lost and for all the heroes who tried to save them, we honor them,” wrote the actress. “To each family member and friend, we honor their loss and promise never to forget it.”
Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres sent love to New York City on her Twitter account.
Actress Mindy Kaling recalled what she was doing that day 20 years ago in a post shared on Twitter.
Kaling emphasized how “scared” and “helpless” she felt that day and how the feeling today is not the same.
“The people here rebuilt and recovered, but they will never forget it,” he wrote. I love you, New York.
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Model Gigi Hadid also shared a tribute.
“My heart is heavy today as I think of all the lives that were lost on this day 20 years ago,” he wrote. “I will never forget that day and since then New York has become a city that has given me so much. Sending light and love to all first responders, New Yorkers, those who lost loved ones and those affected worldwide by tragedies. 2001. I am proud of the resilient spirit of New York, and proud to be among it. God bless you all “.