Homewood, Mountain Brook, Vestavia Hills remember 9/11

The people of Homewood, Mountain Brook and Vestavia Hills gathered Tuesday to honor the victims of the 9/11 attacks.

Elected officials, families and men and women in uniform honored the fallen with songs, music and speeches.

They also shared their condolences and prayers for the families of victims. Students from Homewood schools also attended the event. Participants say the event holds significant importance because U.S. citizens should sustain interest and dialogue of the events of that day, and never forget its lasting impact on the country.