September 10, 2011
In this Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011 photo, two tractor-trailers hauling shipping containers drive through giant radiation detectors at the Port of Savanna terminal in Garden City, Ga. The Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks caused port officials and the government to reassess potential vulnerabilities terrorists might exploit to attack America –– namely the threat of a nuclear bomb or some other catastrophic weapon being smuggled into the country hidden in a ship’s cargo.
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A decade later, what happened on Sept. 11 still resonates for much of the country. Even more Americans now say the horror of that day changed their lives.