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A critically acclaimed touring exhibit in North Texas for the first time, “Ground Zero 360: Never Forget” honors the victims of 2001 terrorist attacks and commemorates the heroic lives of the New York City police officers, firefighters and other first responders who put themselves at risk to save others.

The exhibit at the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance will run through August 25, 2015. It is sponsored by the Communities Foundation of Texas and the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs.

Through harrowing visuals and heartbreaking “missing posters,” visitors are invited to step into the past to remember the tragedy that gripped the nation. Visitors may listen to the city’s previously unreleased emergency radio calls from that morning and touch a fragment of twisted steel I-beam and broken granite from the World Trade Center. Personal artifacts of police officers and firefighters who lost their lives at the World Trade Center, as well as crosses cut from the steel by ironworkers and a flag that flew over Ground Zero are on display.

Created by professional photographer Nicola McClean and her husband Paul McCormack, a former New York City Police officer, the exhibit showcases images taken by McClean in the days following the attack. Some personal effects of Officer Moira Smith are also part of the exhibition. She died while guiding dozens of people to safety from the burning World Trade Center, and she was the only female member of the New York Police Department to lose her life at Ground Zero.

A reception and film screening of the documentary “9/11” will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Museum on Thursday, July 23. The movie will start at 6:30 p.m.

For more information, please visit DallasHolocaustMuseum.org.

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