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9/11: The 25 Most Powerful Photos

 

 9/11: The 25 Most Powerful Photos

 

 

 

1.The Statue of Liberty is seen at first light in this view from Jersey City, N.J., against a smoke-fi

The Statue of Liberty is seen at first light in this view from Jersey City, N.J., against a smoke-filled backdrop of the lower Manhattan skyline, early Saturday, Sept. 15, 2001.

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Hijacked United Airlines Flight 175 from Boston crashes into the south tower of the World Trade Cent

Chief of Staff Andy Card whispers into the ear of President George W. Bush to give him word of the plane crashes into the World Trade Center, during a visit to the Emma E. Booker Elementary School in Sarasota, Fla.
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Edward Fine covers his mouth as he walks through the debris after the collapse of one of the World T

Edward Fine covers his mouth as he walks through the debris after the collapse of one of the World Trade Center Towers in New York. Fine was on the 78th floor of 1 World Trade Center when it was hit by a hijacked plane.
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Plumes of smoke rise from the World Trade Center in New York. The Empire State Building is seen in t

Plumes of smoke rise from the World Trade Center in New York. The Empire State Building is seen in the foreground.

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Pedestrians run from the scene as one of the World Trade Center Towers collapses.

Pedestrians run from the scene as one of the World Trade Center Towers collapses.
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Marcy Borders is covered in dust as she takes refuge in an office building after one of the World Tr

Marcy Borders is covered in dust as she takes refuge in an office building after one of the World Trade Center towers collapsed in New York. Borders was caught outside on the street as the cloud of smoke and dust enveloped the area.

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Firemen walk through a dust and debris covered street in lower Manhattan on Sept. 11, 2001.

Firemen walk through a dust and debris covered street in lower Manhattan on Sept. 11, 2001

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Brooklyn firefighters George Johnson, left, of ladder 157, Dan McWilliams, center, of ladder 157, an

Brooklyn firefighters George Johnson, left, of ladder 157, Dan McWilliams, center, of ladder 157, and Billy Eisengrein, right, of Rescue 2, raise a flag at the World Trade Center in New York, in this Sept. 11, 2001, file photo, as work at the site continues after hijackers crashed two airliners into the center.

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A firefighter breaks down after the World Trade Center buildings collapsed Sept. 11, 2001.

A firefighter breaks down after the World Trade Center buildings collapsed Sept. 11, 2001.

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President George W. Bush speaks to Vice President Dick Cheney by phone aboard Air Force One Sept. 11

President George W. Bush speaks to Vice President Dick Cheney by phone aboard Air Force One Sept. 11, 2001 after departing Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska.

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Smoke pours from the World Trade Center in Manhattan Sept. 12, 2001 from a vantage point in Hoboken,

Smoke pours from the World Trade Center in Manhattan Sept. 12, 2001 from a vantage point in Hoboken, N.J.

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A satellite image of lower Manhattan shows smoke and ash rising from the site of the World Trade Cen

A satellite image of lower Manhattan shows smoke and ash rising from the site of the World Trade Center at 11:43 a.m. Sept. 12, 2001.

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New York Governor George Pataki (L), New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani (C) and US Senator Hillary

New York Governor George Pataki (L), New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani (C) and US Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (R), D-NY, tour the site of the World Trade Center disaster on Sept. 12, 2001.

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A US flag flies from a television antenna Sept. 13, 2001 amid the rubble of the World Trade Center.
A US flag flies from a television antenna Sept. 13, 2001 amid the rubble of the World Trade Center. The antenna was once at the top of one of the 110 story twin towers.
 
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 President George W. Bush embraces firefighter Bob Beckwith while standing in front of the collapse
President George W. Bush embraces firefighter Bob Beckwith while standing in front of the collapsed World Trade Center buildings in New York as rescue efforts continue on Sept. 14.
 
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A surveillance camera photographs suspected hijackers Mohammed Atta (R) and Abdulaziz Alomari (C) as
A surveillance camera photographs suspected hijackers Mohammed Atta (R) and Abdulaziz Alomari (C) as they pass through airport security Sept. 11, 2001, at Portland International Jetport In Maine. Authorities say the two men took a commuter flight to Boston before boarding American Airlines Flight 11, one of the two jets that were crashed into the World Trade Center.
 
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