Pepperdine 9/11 Waves of Flags Display

BOBBY CURTIS/Acorn Newspapers

  • Junior Rebecca Pankratz sits on the lawn at Pepperdine University in Malibu on Saturday, September 9. Volunteers placed 2,977 flags for in remembrance for those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

  • Right, cadet airman Allen Akhavan, 12, salutes the American flag after placing it in the ground as cadet airman Seth Ambre, 13, watches on at Pepperdine University in Malibu on Saturday, September 9. Volunteers placed 2,977 flags for in remembrance for those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

  • Law student Brian Stewart places an American flag at Pepperdine University in Malibu on Saturday, September 9. Volunteers placed 2,977 flags for in remembrance for those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

  • Cadet staff sergeant Aiden Peck, 14, of Calabasas salutes the American flag after placing it in the ground at Pepperdine University in Malibu on Saturday, September 9. Volunteers placed 2,977 flags for in remembrance for those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

  • Amy Pendergraft and her son Cartiff, 5, of Pacific Palisades place an American flag at Pepperdine University in Malibu on Saturday, September 9. Volunteers placed 2,977 flags for in remembrance for those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

  • Luis Pauletto of Brazil sits on the lawn at Pepperdine University in Malibu on Saturday, September 9. Volunteers placed 2,977 flags for in remembrance for those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

  • Doug Hurley instructs volunteers at Pepperdine University in Malibu on Saturday, September 9. Volunteers placed 2,977 flags for in remembrance for those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.