It started out as a normal Tuesday morning on September 11, 2001. The events that happened that day will never be forgotten. Most people can remember exactly where they were and what they were doing when the heard the news of the terrorist attacks on our country. This Friday marks 19 years since that day. In Grand Rapids, the West Michigan Community Day of Remembrance and Scout Salute committee will again hold their annual event honoring those killed in the attacks. This year the event will be virtual.
You may not know the name, but you know the photograph.
Marcy Borders was the 9/11 survivor pictured in a haunting snap where she can be seen covered head-to-toe in dust after seeking shelter in an office building after one of the World Trade Centers collapsed on September 11th, 2001.
Now, at the age of just 42, Borders has passed away from stomach cancer.
Officials with US Counter Terrorism claim to know who is plotting the use an explosive, probably a "dirty bomb" carried out in a car or truck. Officials say there is at least one U.S. citizen among the three people suspected in the plots to carry out attacks on New York City and Washington DC.