Tattoos commemorating these heroes are a small way to permanently pay respect to all of the lives that were lost, while also serving as a way for us to stand united together.

18 years ago, New York City was hit with a tragedy the world will never forget. Many have sacrificed everything on that horrific day. Tattoos commemorating these heroes are a small way to permanently pay respect to all of the lives that were lost, while also serving as a way for us to stand united together. 

Here are 30 of our favorite inked homages:

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