INTERVIEW: The Flight 93 National Memorial in Honor of the Fallen on 9/11

Visitors to the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa., participate in a sunset memorial service on Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, as the nation marks the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

 

Architect for the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, Paul Murdoch, speaks to the monument he designed to honor those who lost their lives on United Airlines Flight 93 on September 11, 2001, describes what ceremonies take place on the anniversary of 9/11, how he came up with the schematics of a memorial this important, describes the Tower of Voices memorial and park, and what it’s like to be with the family members when they enter the grounds:

 

 

Visitors to the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa., participate in a sunset memorial service on Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, as the nation marks the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

 

This is the Tower of Voices Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa., Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, as the nation marks the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

 

Family and friends of the 40 passengers and crew of Flight 93 walk down the path that follows the flight path of Flight 93 to pay their respects at a boulder, rear left center, that marks the crash site of Flight 93 at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa. after a Service of Remembrance Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, as the nation marks the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

 

Chrissy Bortz of Latrobe, Pa., pays her respects at the Wall of Names at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa. after a Service of Remembrance Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, as the nation marks the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. The Wall of Names honor the 40 people killed in the crash of Flight 93. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)