By The Numbers

The numbers for Wednesday, September 11, 2013: A lookback

Liyna Anwar Sep 11, 2013

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The years since Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy, triggering the near collapse of the financial system. This weekend marks the official anniversary, but we’ll be covering the anniversary on air and here on our website all week. Check out our interactive timeline of how the crisis unfolded. (Marketplace)

50

The approximate percentage drop in our budget deficit from a few years ago. (Marketplace)

12

And 12 years ago, terrorists launched an attack on America that sent shockwaves around the world. Survivors of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, remember the events of that day. (Marketplace)

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