WHEREAS, September 11, 2002, marks the one-year anniversary of the infamous terrorist attacks on our country; and
WHEREAS, September 11, 2002, has been declared by proclamation as "9/11 Day of Remembrance" throughout the State of South Carolina; and
WHEREAS, thousands of innocent people lost their lives and numerous other Americans have felt the impact of the senseless attacks in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania; and
WHEREAS, local, state, and federal public servants, the National Guard, and the United States Military continue to work together to ensure freedom and safety in this country, this state, and throughout the world; and
WHEREAS, it is appropriate to honor the victims and survivors of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of the power and authority vested in me as Governor, pursuant to the Constitution and Laws of the State of South Carolina and of the United States of America, I hereby order that the flags of the United States and the State of South Carolina be flown at half-staff upon all state buildings and grounds on Wednesday, September 11, 2002, in remembrance of the courageous Americans who have lost their lives as a result of the attack on this great nation.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 5th DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2002.
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