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“911 Rememberance- Memorial” in Virtual World
" We Will Never Forget".
“911 Rememberance- Memorial” in Virtual World (Second Life)
“ WE WILL NEVER FORGET”
On September 11th, 2001 .... four American Airliners were hijacked. Two of these planes were crashed into the World Trade Center and one into the Pentagon. The last plane crashed eighty miles southeast of Pittsburgh.
Eight years later, Americans and nationalities covering the planet, remember... in the real world AND in a Virtual World of Second Life, those tragic occurrences.
A 24 hour Remembrance-Memorial Service begins September 11th at 10 A.M. EST. The program consists of Memorial Services repeated twice, including a 21 gun salute, and additionally, speakers that are real-life Survivor/relatives of 911. The exceptional architectural design, compassionate vocal presentations, and numerous "live" on-stage performances will also memorialize that day:
" We Will Never Forget".
WHAT Is SL
Second Life® is a virtual-reality world socialized by its Residents. Since opening to the public in 2003, it has grown explosively and today is inhabited with over 16 million Residents from around the globe.
The moment you enter this dimension you'll experience a vast digital continent, teeming with people, entertainment, exploitations and opportunity in a 3-D world presentation.
SL is a complex and rich social networking- environment, encouraging an individual to build and form compelling relationships, resulting in deep, profound and meaningful experiences while participating in a variety of activities. It is a visually-compelling environment with communications utilizing means of Voice, Chat, Animations and Gestures.
History of 911 Memorial in SL
This is the fourth year of remembrance in Second Life. Creation of last year's event took over 200 volunteers, participating in its construction, and over 3000 visitors paid their respects. The monetary funds raised from this memorial, were then donated to Real Life 911 Charities.
Location this year
Coyote Country Saloon at Salt Creak SIM.
Salt Creek is one of the oldest Country-Western based Sims on SL. Privileged and touched by the participation of so many dedicated volunteers and participants, that have given their time, efforts, and contributions towards the development of this memorable " We Will Never Forget”..... the owners have, this year, donated the space for its implementation to the public.
Constructed and located on a sky-platform above Salt Creek, access to this memorial, begins on Coyote Country's sandy beach with teleportation provided. Considering the volume of visitation expected, rare back-ups might be anticipated. Consequently, they warmly invite you to enjoy the Salt Creek's (Coyote Country's) exhibits while waiting access to the "911" memorial.
Time and Date of the Event
September 11, 2009 10 A.M. EST – September 12, 2009 10 A.M. EST
WEB Site - WWW.911Memorial.ning.com
A 911 Memorial website has been established, that you can log in, keep track of scheduled events and activities and update with everyone concerning your role in honoring the 911 Memorial in SL.
Participate in the discussion forums, post your comments and shared experiences.