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Brick to Hold Annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony Wednesday

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Brick Township's annual Sept. 11, 2001 remembrance ceremony; photo from 9/11/17. (Photo: Daniel Nee)
Brick Township’s annual Sept. 11, 2001 remembrance ceremony; photo from 9/11/17. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Brick Township will hold its yearly remembrance ceremony on Wednesday to mark the 18th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 and mourn the Brick residents who lost their lives in them.

The candlelight vigil will be held at 6 p.m. at the “Angel in Anguish” sculpture at Windward Beach Park. The base of the sculpture includes the names of all of Brick Township’s 9/11 victims.

It will include comments from local members of the clergy and elected officials.

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Designed by local sculptor Brian Hanlon, the Angel in Anguish monument is inscribed with the names of John Badagliacca, Brett Bailey, Robert DeVitt, Michael Diehl, John Perconti, James Sands, Thomas Sgroi and Christopher Traina – all Brick residents who died in the attacks.