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'Angel in Anguish' at Windward Beach

Sculpture commemorates those lost in Sept. 11 attacks

Lilian Finlay of Brick recently brought a rosary to the Angel In Anguish sculpture that was erected at , a public beach overlooking a winding river that flows to Barnegat Bay and, eventually, the ocean.

The sculpture commemorates those residents of Brick who died in the Sept. 11 attacks by depicting an angel falling in tears atop the twin towers of the World Trade Center, which were destroyed in the attack. The sculpture, which serves as a foreground to daily sunsets over the water, includes the names of local victims of the attack inscribed at the base of the memorial.

Finlay said she lives close by and often comes to the sculpture to pray. She said she also came to the sculpture following the on May 1, 2011.

Amy Elliott August 21, 2011 at 10:45 AM
It's hard to believe 10 years ago our world changed forever. The images are still too fresh in my mind. The statue is beautiful- I've never seen it in person but I will now. Bless all of the families who lost loved ones as this 10th anniversary approaches!
JANE MARY HOGAN-FELDMAN August 21, 2011 at 07:29 PM
DEAR God bless, ALL who were lost and injured ,thir familys and love ones. That was caused by that unbelievable day September 11th 2001.
Jim August 22, 2011 at 02:47 AM
Investigate building 7.

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