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Professional Athletes Remember 9/11 Attacks Through Social Media

9.11.01It’s been 11 years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks against the United States. For the weeks following the events that shook Americans sense of freedom and security, sports became the great escape for fans from coast to coast.

Fast forward to the present and professional athletes from the four major sports took to social media yesterday — specifically Twitter — to provide a remembrance of what the horrific day meant to them.

Athletes #NeverForget Via Social Media, Twitter

Robert Griffin III — Washington Redskins — Quarterback

Josh Hamilton — Texas Rangers — Outfielder

Jonathan Quick — Los Angeles Kings — Goalie

Dwayne Wade — Miami Heat — Guard

Tim Tebow — New York Jets — Quarterback

Larry Fitzgerald — Arizona Cardinals — Wide Receiver

Jack Johnson — Columbus Blue Jackets — Defenseman

James Harden — Oklahoma City Thunder — Guard

Nick Swisher — New York Yankees — DH

Henrik Lundqvist — New York Rangers — Goalie

Ryan Kesler — Vancouver Canucks — Forward

 

Photo Credit: John Bazemore/AP

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