May 14, 2014 9:49 PM

Museum devoted to the heroism and heartbreak of Sept. 11, 2001, prepares to open

The privately operated museum in New York — built along with the memorial plaza above for $700 million in private donations and tax dollars — will be dedicated Thursday with a visit from President Barack Obama and will be open initially to victims’ families, survivors and first responders. It will open to the public May 21.

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