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Tucson, Arizona: Avatar 9/11 Memorial

A blue angel rises from a pile of concrete rubble, holding the Earth above its head. Built in 2002 by a group of local high school students; their blue creature was seven years ahead of its time.

2398 E. Irvington Rd, Tucson, AZ
On the south side of the city, on the south side of E. Irvington Rd, just west of its intersection with S. Tucson Blvd. I-10 exits 264 or 264B. Drive north and then quickly turn left onto E. Irvington Rd. Drive back under the freeway and continue for about a mile. The memorial will be on the left, just past the intersection of E. Benson Hwy/S. Tucson Blvd, under a small group of trees.
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Avatar 9-11 Memorial

Very interesting memorial to the victims of the 9-11 attacks and their families.

[Gary, 02/07/2012]

Avatar 9-11 Memorial.

Avatar 9/11 Memorial

On this historic day it was fitting to visit this site. Nicely done to the ones who made it. Wish it was in a better part of town or at least more visible. Tucson has a graffiti problem.

[Mike, 05/02/2011]

Eight high school students and Tucson artist David Campbell spent part of the summer of 2002 creating and installing a blue angel hoisting a globe overhead -- a tribute to the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The figure emerges from rubble, and a slab is labeled "Together We Rise."

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