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Suburban residents in Elgin, Des Plaines, Naperville, and Waukegan joined local officials, police officers and firemen to remember the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on Monday.

Waukegan Fire Dept. Lt. Jeremy Brown, right, and Lt. John Carrier listen to the bells ring during the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Fireman's Memorial Park in Waukegan on Monday. The Waukegan Fire Department hosted the event that recognized firefighters and police officers lost on September 11, 2001 terrorist attack.
  Waukegan Fire Dept. Lt. Jeremy Brown, right, and Lt. John Carrier listen to the bells ring during the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Fireman's Memorial Park in Waukegan on Monday. The Waukegan Fire Department hosted the event that recognized firefighters and police officers lost on September 11, 2001 terrorist attack.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Craig Essick of Elgin salutes as the colors are posted during Elgin's 9/11 remembrance event Monday. Essick is an Army veteran who is current commander of Elgin American Legion Post 57.
  Craig Essick of Elgin salutes as the colors are posted during Elgin's 9/11 remembrance event Monday. Essick is an Army veteran who is current commander of Elgin American Legion Post 57.
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Don Sleeman of Elgin American Legion Post 57 plays taps on the bugle during Elgin's 9/11 remembrance event Monday.
  Don Sleeman of Elgin American Legion Post 57 plays taps on the bugle during Elgin's 9/11 remembrance event Monday.
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The Elgin Police color guard posts the colors during Elgin's 9/11 remembrance event Monday.
  The Elgin Police color guard posts the colors during Elgin's 9/11 remembrance event Monday.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Elgin firefighter Kanen Terry rings the bell to honor those who died in the 9/11 terrorist attacks during Elgin's remembrance event Monday.
  Elgin firefighter Kanen Terry rings the bell to honor those who died in the 9/11 terrorist attacks during Elgin's remembrance event Monday.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
From left, Police Chief William Kushner, Des Plaines Police and Fire Commissioner Deb Lester, and Mayor Matt Bogusz stand at attention during the playing of Taps during the 9/11 remembrance ceremony in Des Plaines at city hall on Monday.
  From left, Police Chief William Kushner, Des Plaines Police and Fire Commissioner Deb Lester, and Mayor Matt Bogusz stand at attention during the playing of Taps during the 9/11 remembrance ceremony in Des Plaines at city hall on Monday.
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Des Plaines Police and Fire Commissioner Deb Lester sings "Amazing Grace" during the 9/11 remembrance ceremony in Des Plaines at city hall on Monday.
  Des Plaines Police and Fire Commissioner Deb Lester sings "Amazing Grace" during the 9/11 remembrance ceremony in Des Plaines at city hall on Monday.
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Des Plaines Fire Captain Scott Peirson rings the ceremonial bell during the 9/11 remembrance ceremony in Des Plaines at city hall on Monday.
  Des Plaines Fire Captain Scott Peirson rings the ceremonial bell during the 9/11 remembrance ceremony in Des Plaines at city hall on Monday.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Des Plaines first responders stand at attention during the 9/11 remembrance ceremony in Des Plaines at city hall on Monday.
  Des Plaines first responders stand at attention during the 9/11 remembrance ceremony in Des Plaines at city hall on Monday.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Sara Schmidt, left, and Fran Volpe take a closer look at the 9/11 memorial during the 9/11 remembrance ceremony in Des Plaines at city hall on Monday.
  Sara Schmidt, left, and Fran Volpe take a closer look at the 9/11 memorial during the 9/11 remembrance ceremony in Des Plaines at city hall on Monday.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Waukegan firefighter Michael Joseph plays Taps during the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Fireman's Memorial Park in Waukegan on Monday.
  Waukegan firefighter Michael Joseph plays Taps during the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Fireman's Memorial Park in Waukegan on Monday.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Waukegan police and firefighters stand at attention during the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Fireman's Memorial Park in Waukegan on Monday.
  Waukegan police and firefighters stand at attention during the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Fireman's Memorial Park in Waukegan on Monday.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Jim Sarns of American Legion Post 43 participates during Naperville's September 11th remembrance ceremony at the Cmdr. Dan Shanower Memorial along the Riverwalk on September 11, 2017.
  Jim Sarns of American Legion Post 43 participates during Naperville's September 11th remembrance ceremony at the Cmdr. Dan Shanower Memorial along the Riverwalk on September 11, 2017.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
A steel beam from the World Trade Center can be seen in the foreground as Chief Lanson W. "Lanny" Russell gives the keynote address during Naperville's September 11th remembrance ceremony at the Cmdr. Dan Shanower Memorial along the Riverwalk on September 11, 2017.
  A steel beam from the World Trade Center can be seen in the foreground as Chief Lanson W. "Lanny" Russell gives the keynote address during Naperville's September 11th remembrance ceremony at the Cmdr. Dan Shanower Memorial along the Riverwalk on September 11, 2017.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Attendees to Naperville's September 11th remembrance ceremony at the Cmdr. Dan Shanower Memorial lined both sides of the DuPage River Monday.
  Attendees to Naperville's September 11th remembrance ceremony at the Cmdr. Dan Shanower Memorial lined both sides of the DuPage River Monday.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Naperville Firefighters lower the flag to half staff during Naperville's September 11th remembrance ceremony at the Cmdr. Dan Shanower Memorial along the Riverwalk on September 11, 2017.
  Naperville Firefighters lower the flag to half staff during Naperville's September 11th remembrance ceremony at the Cmdr. Dan Shanower Memorial along the Riverwalk on September 11, 2017.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Pat Shanower, flanked by Naperville Firefighter Scott Howell and Naperville Police Officer Marty Franken, lays a wreath at the Cmdr. Dan Shanower Memorial along the Riverwalk on September 11, 2017.
  Pat Shanower, flanked by Naperville Firefighter Scott Howell and Naperville Police Officer Marty Franken, lays a wreath at the Cmdr. Dan Shanower Memorial along the Riverwalk on September 11, 2017.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer

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