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Artists honoring Flight 93 heroes with chalk portraits at memorial site

A team of artists is working on a unique way to remember the heroes of Flight 93 using chalk art.

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A team of artists is working on a unique way to remember the heroes of Flight 93 using chalk art.

The Chalking Dad, who is based in Pittsburgh, along with other artists started drawing those who were on board Flight 93 back on Sept. 11, 2001.

United States Flight 93 was scheduled to travel from New Jersey to San Fransisco on that fateful day. However, shortly after takeoff it was overtaken by four hijackers and diverted back to the east coast, heading toward Washington, D.C.

Having heard about the attacks at the World Trade Center from phone calls they received on board, passengers stormed the cockpit in an attempt to regain control of the plane.

Instead, the hijackers deliberately crashed into a field about 65 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. All 44 people on board, including the four hijackers, died.

The chalk art will be on display at the Flight 93 memorial in Somerset County, the site of the crash, this weekend, which marks the 20th anniversary of the terror attacks.

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