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Statistically speaking

Today, the fifth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, refocuses our attention on the lives lost on that fateful day. The following is a reflection upon the lives of those we mourn:

Age of the youngest person on the hijacked airliners: 2

Percentage of Americans that say they have experienced depression related to the 9/11 attacks: 70

Number of countries that lost citizens on 9/11: 90

Number of New York City firefighters that died on 9/11: 343

Children who lost a parent on 9/11: 2000

Total 9/11 victim deaths: 3212

Hours spent removing debris at the World Trade Center site: 1.5 million