Pentagon Memorial Visitor Education Center to honor 9/11 victims by telling their story

Jim Laychak lost his brother Dave in the terrorist attack on the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. He is now the president of the Pentagon Memorial Fund and is working to build a visitor center for the people who come to the Pentagon Memorial, to ensure that the stories of that day are never lost.

“We need to tell the story for the people who were born after 9/11,” Laychak told Rachel Kirkland of “It’s almost as if the memorial was built without a memory. There’s nothing to explain it in more detail.”

The Pentagon Memorial, honoring the 184 people killed on 9/11 at the Pentagon and aboard Flight 77, was dedicated in the summer of 2009. The coming visitor center will be a two-story building with exhibits about the 9/11 terrorist attacks and how they continue to affect our world.

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