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NEW YORK (AP) — Family members who read the names of the nearly 3,000 people killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks during the memorial service in New York included personal memories of their loved ones who died:

"I love you for loving the idea of having me. You gave me the gift of life and I wish you could be here to enjoy having it with me."

— Nicholas Gorki, whose father Sebastian Gorki died while his mother was still pregnant with him.

"Thank you for your courage, Todd M. Beemer. Let's roll."

Eileen Baynes, whose brother, Christopher E. Lunder, was on Flight 93, said in thanking the passenger who was a leader of the group who forced their way into the cockpit, ensuring the plane landed short of its expected target in Washington.

"Mom, I'm proud to be your daughter, you will always be a hero and the pride of New York City."

—Patricia Smith, who was 2 years old when her mother, Police Officer Moira Smith, died helping survivors flee the World Trade Center.

"I have stopped crying, but I have not stopped missing my dad. ... I decided to become a forensic scientist. I hope that I can make my father proud of the young men my brother and I have become."

— Peter Negron, who was 12 when his father, Pete, died at the trade center.

"Tom, Bridget, Patrick, Laura, myself, and your soon-to-be granddaughter keep you in our hearts every day. Your family and friends miss you, love you, miss your laughter, your smile and your meat loaf."

— Barbara Gorman, who lost her husband, Port Authority Police Officer Tom Gorman.

"We miss and love you so much. I have your smile, your eyes, and your laugh, but I just don't have you."

— Francesa Picerno, whose father, Matthew Picerno, died at the trade center.

"Let us not forget. This was not a natural disaster. It was caused by radical Islamists."

—Carlo Notaro, whose daughter was Daniela Rosalia Notaro, died at the trade center.

He added in Italian: "Daniella, the day will come when I will hug you."

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.

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