In remembrance of the September 11 attacks, President Obama and first lady Michelle, along with the entire White House staff takes a moment of silence. The gathering took place on the south lawn of the White House at 8:46 a.m. – the exact time the first World Trade Center tower was hit on September 11, 2001.

In addition, President Obama plans to take a trip to Fort Meade, Maryland to visit the troops on base.

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It’s not just the White House that have taken the time out to show their respects. All across the States there are memorials set up. According to the Daily Mail, there are hundreds of survivors, first responders and victims’ family members gathered at the World Trade Center memorial in New York City to read the names of the 2,000+ killed in the tower attacks. Meanwhile, in Shanksville, Pennsylvania a day before a memorial opened Thursday for the victims who died in the crash of United 93.

Reactions on the September 11 attacks’ 14th anniversary:

“We come every year. The crowds get smaller, but we want to be here. As long as I’m breathing, I’ll be here,” said Tom Acquaviva, 81, who lost his son, Paul Acquaviva, a systems analyst who died in the trade center’s north tower.

For Nereida Valle, who lost her daughter, Nereida De Jesus, ‘It’s the same as if it was yesterday. I feel her every day.’

Hit up the gallery for more individuals remembering 9/11/01.

For more on what’s happening around the nation on 9/11/2015, check here.