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7/20/02

Thousands of New Yorkers to Give Views on WTC Redevelopment

What will happen to the World Trade Center site? Thousands of New Yorkers got a chance to express their views on that emotional question on Saturday. More than 5,000 people took part in a day long meeting. They've been chosen in advance because they represent a cross-section of the city.

The people chosen voted on six competing plans submitted earlier this week by a redevelopment panel. Some critics complain that the drafts don't offer an inspiring memorial to the thousands of victims of the 9-11 attacks. Due to the emotional content of the meeting, 25 grief counselors were on hand.

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