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Old Sep 11, 2015, 7:45 PM   #1
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The morning of September 11 of 2001 I had a work interview one block away from the WTC.

I was in the subway when the first plane crashes the first tower... when I reached the street I saw the dark cloud of smoke and people screaming, nobody knew what happened, we thought a explosion in the building was what started the fire.

It was rumors of a plane crashing into the building but nobody knew that for sure, I saw the second plane hit the south tower and I was in shock.


I walked uptown to be far from the scene and I met some family in Soho and I borrowed a cheap point a shoot film camera and I captured the fatal moments when one of the towers felt...


The entire world changed after this day, everything was so sad and silent. It was the first time in my life that I saw the streets of NYC desolated.






Today is one more year of this sad event, it's amazing how 9/11 affected different people here differently and each of us has recovered in a different way and to a different extent.

We will never forget this day.

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Old Sep 12, 2015, 11:37 PM   #2
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This is the kind of day that I will remember all my life. I was at work when we heard about it and we all moved to one of the training room to watch CNN. Even being 5,000 km away .. We felt that the world changed that day.

The rest is history.

Marcello, it must have been a terrible experience and I will not have traded place with you.
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Thanks for sharing Marcelo, must of been a very frightening experience. I remember waking up for work on the other side of the world hearing about the WTC on the morning news.
So true the entire world did change after this day.
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A frightening day for you, and a shocking day for many of us. Hard to believe that 14 years have passed. We will never forget.
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I will never forget that day
I was in disbelief watching it on TV while I was at work
Thanks for sharing
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Hard to believe it's been 14 years now. That's a unique viewpoint I've not seen before.
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This is the kind of day that I will remember all my life. I was at work when we heard about it and we all moved to one of the training room to watch CNN. Even being 5,000 km away .. We felt that the world changed that day.

The rest is history.

Marcello, it must have been a terrible experience and I will not have traded place with you.
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Thanks for sharing Marcelo, must of been a very frightening experience. I remember waking up for work on the other side of the world hearing about the WTC on the morning news.
So true the entire world did change after this day.
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A frightening day for you, and a shocking day for many of us. Hard to believe that 14 years have passed. We will never forget.
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I will never forget that day
I was in disbelief watching it on TV while I was at work
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Hard to believe it's been 14 years now. That's a unique viewpoint I've not seen before.
No doubt this event impacted everybody in this planet, thank you everyone for the comments.

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A terrible day. I cannot see a 767 banking in its approach to Toronto without seeing the second plane as it banked into the WTC. I don't know how you managed to hold that camera steady...
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I was living in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada. That day, when the US airspace was closed we saw our town of about 10,000 swell by an additional 6500 or so stranded passengers. The taxiways at the airport were nose to tail airliners, nearly 40 aircraft in all. Certainly a day to remember.
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A terrible day. I cannot see a 767 banking in its approach to Toronto without seeing the second plane as it banked into the WTC. I don't know how you managed to hold that camera steady...
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I was living in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada. That day, when the US airspace was closed we saw our town of about 10,000 swell by an additional 6500 or so stranded passengers. The taxiways at the airport were nose to tail airliners, nearly 40 aircraft in all. Certainly a day to remember.
Thank you KulaCube and Monza for the comments. It was a day that marked the life's of so much people in this planet.
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