20 years later, 9/11 still haunts New Yorkers despite the healing that time brings
The annual Tribute in Light marking the 19th anniversary of the 2001 attack on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2020, is seen from Jersey City, New Jersey. - Michael Loccisano/Getty Images North America/TNS

NEW YORK — They still make cameos in some of our favorite movies — “Moonstruck,” “The Pope of Greenwich Village,” “Dog Day Afternoon” — and for brief moments we are awed by the majesty of the twin towers as they loom over the giant, bustling city. But in just seconds — less than that, really — we are reminded of that awful, awful day 20 years ago when evil approached on wings and tore into the towers, raining down debris and heartache and confusion and pain. We remember the dust, the tears, the screams and the sirens, the thudding of bodies that fell from the sky. We remember how innocence eva...