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Pokémon Go Players Anger 9/11 Memorial Visitors: ‘It’s a Hallowed Place’

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Pokémon Go Players Anger 9/11 Memorial Visitors: ‘It’s a Hallowed Place’

Pokémon Go players have been flocking to the 9/11 Memorial in New York City, angering some visitors who say the sacred place that honors those who perished in the terrorist attacks should be off-limits to gamers. There are at least four Pokéstops at the landmark — including the twin memorial pools that feature the names of every person who died in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. The stops, real-world locations marked on the game’s map, give players prize items like Pokéballs, which many say is inappropriate. “To make this as a spot in a game, I think that’s...

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