LIers gather at Point Lookout to remember 9/11 victims

Nearly 500 Long Islanders died on Sept. 11, 2001.

Nearly 500 Long Islanders died on Sept. 11, 2001.

Nearly 500 Long Islanders died on Sept. 11, 2001. (9/11/13)

POINT LOOKOUT - This morning, many stopped to remember the thousands of victims, including nearly 500 Long Islanders who died on Sept. 11.

Family and friends who lost loved ones 12 years ago attended a special ceremony at Point Lookout.

The ceremony included a 35-foot mural where families could write messages to loved ones who perished in the attack.

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