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Laughter After 9/11: The Moments David Letterman, Jon Stewart & Others Brought Us Back

On this national day of reflection and memorial, we want to once again take a look back at those moments that proved the “healing power of comedy” to be true.

To see Conan, SNL and South Park’s tributes to 9/11 go here. 

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People ask me, ‘What are you most proud of?’ I think I’m most proud of the fact that I moved here. I tried it. Nothing happens unless you set the wheels in motion. So to me, that was everything – whether those wheels squeaked a lot or didn’t move sometimes didn’t matter. I could walk home from a comedy club at three in the morning, no money, after I bombed in front of four Dutch sailors and was like, 'Yes!’ I loved … every … minute … of it." Jon Stewart