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Pat Boone smiles after planting the final flag (in honor of Pepperdine Alumnus Thomas E. Burnett Jr., a passenger on United Flight 93) at the Waves of Flags display on Sept. 11. Photos by Suzy Demeter/Surfside News
Chase Johnson (left) and Jessie Arnold, of the Seaver College Student Government Association, place the memorial wreath in front of the display.
Pepperdine University President Jim Gash provides a message during the Sept. 11 ceremony in front of the Waves of Flags display.
Sharon Hargrave, executive director Boone Center for the Family, delivers the benediction.
Pat Boone carries the final flag for the Waves of Flags display.
A memorial wreath was placed in front of the Waves of Flags display on Sept. 11.
Staff Report
10:28 am PDT September 13, 2019
Pepperdine University representatives gathered on the morning of Sept. 11, 2019 — 18 years after the terrorist attack of the World Trade Center — to honor those who still grieve, and to commemorate the heroes whose courageous acts prevented further loss of life during the historic tragedy.