Community members, students gather for annual 9/11 vigil

by Ryan Catalani / Beacon Staff • September 12, 2013

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President M. Lee Pelton reflected on the day's events, drawing parallels to the recent Boston Marathon bombing. "Today our memory of 9/11 comes to us with an unexpected freshness because of the April 15th bombings," he said.
President M. Lee Pelton reflected on the day's events, drawing parallels to the recent Boston Marathon bombing. "Today our memory of 9/11 comes to us with an unexpected freshness because of the April 15th bombings," he said.

Emerson held its 12th annual vigil for 9/11 on Boston Common, with remarks from Tita Puopolo, an Emerson alumna from the class of 1996, whose mother died in the attack.