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Minnesotans say they will #NeverForget lives lost on Sept.11

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Americans showed solidarity through the hashtag #NeverForget on social media and honored survivors and victims at events Sunday, which marked the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

At the Twins game against the Cleveland Indians, those at Target Field took a moment of silence to honor the people who lost their lives in the attacks:

https://twitter.com/TFEATS/status/775033722600955904

https://twitter.com/bill_spitzer/status/775053390816563200

https://twitter.com/Twins/status/774940567545389056

The University of Minnesota honored 9/11 victims and survivors at a tribute event on Friday. Alpha News reported on the event here.  At the Gopher's game on Saturday, they honored more victims as well as survivors:

https://twitter.com/GopherSports/status/775017070949830661

Students at Bethel University raised money and organized a "9-11: Never Forget Project" – a campus memorial of American flags commemorating each American who lost their lives.

https://twitter.com/BethelRoyals/status/775034871395725313

#NeverForget

Minnesota athletes and political figures also used the hashtag to show their support of 9/11 victims and those who serve in the military.

The Vikings: 

https://twitter.com/Vikings/status/774955927837573120

Then more reminders posted by Adrian Peterson and Charles Johnson respectively:

https://twitter.com/Vikings/status/775003735114256384

https://twitter.com/MrInkredibleXII/status/774976950272131072

The Lynx:

https://twitter.com/minnesotalynx/status/775000373677297665

The Timberwolves: 

https://twitter.com/Timberwolves/status/774998154450051072

https://twitter.com/KarlTowns/status/774981441960771584

https://twitter.com/ZachLaVine/status/775031418976034816

The Wild: 

https://twitter.com/mnwild/status/774988974783737857

MN Political figures:

Governor Mark Dayton has asked for all flags to be flown at half mass and for Minnesotans to take a moment of silence at 7:46 a.m.

https://twitter.com/amyklobuchar/status/774961236366725120

https://www.facebook.com/senatoralfranken/posts/1097404327012115

https://twitter.com/BettyMcCollum04/status/774986636996276224

https://twitter.com/RepErikPaulsen/status/775009129865895937

https://www.facebook.com/UsRepRickNolan/posts/1085726548181205

https://twitter.com/RepTimWalz/status/774999028870189060

https://twitter.com/RepTomEmmer/status/774991618382389248

https://twitter.com/MayorHodges/status/774948549196812288

Tribute Events

The annual 9/11 Tribute Concert at the Lake Harriet Bandshell in Minneapolis kicks off at 5 p.m. The concert features "patriotic music to help the greater Minnesota community remember the tragedy as well as honor those who serve to protect our country and communities every day." For more information about the concert click here, and for the Facebook event click here. 

The concert organizers posted a weather update to encourage Minnesotans to attend:

https://www.facebook.com/911tribute/photos/a.203277633055371.59040.192353790814422/1089446381105154/?type=3&theater

If you're near Rochester, there are two separate commemoration events with speakers planned for Sunday evening. One is at the Holy Anargyroi - a Greek Orthodox Church – at 5 p.m. The other is at the Calvary Evangelical Church at 6 p.m.

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