Sixteen Years

Violin Concerto, 2nd movement, by Samuel Barber (1939)

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Thirteen Years

911 Memorial New York Queen Elizabeth II


“But nothing that can be said can begin to take away the anguish and the pain of these moments. Grief is the price we pay for love.”

– Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II offered these words in a message read by British Ambassador to the United States, Sir Christopher Meyer, at a memorial service in New York City on 22 September 2001