Story in pictures — Overland Park 9/11 Memorial marks 20th year since terrorist attacks

A 14-foot steel beam from the World Trade Center in New York City is the centerpiece of the Overland Park 9/11 Memorial, the Kansas City area's largest site dedicated to remembering the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. More than 100 people gathered at the memorial Saturday to mark 20 years since that day. Photo credits Leah Wankum.

On this day 20 years ago, nearly 3,000 people lost their lives in the 9/11 attacks.

People from across the Kansas City area gathered in Overland Park Saturday morning at the metro’s largest 9/11 memorial to remember the attacks and to honor the lives and memories of those killed on Sept. 11, 2001.