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9/11: 'Jumpers' from the World Trade Center still provoke impassioned debate

Driven to the brink by fires and scorching temperatures during the 9/11 attacks, people near the top of the World Trade Center's north tower hang from windows as high as 1,300 feet above the streets of New York City. Such images were extremely controversial ten years ago but have since become more accepted—if no less disturbing.

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The 9/11 victims America wants to forget: The 200 jumpers who flung themselves from the Twin Towers who have been 'airbrushed from history'

Grim: 2,753 died from 'blunt impact injuries' on 9/11 and it is thought that around 200 people jumped to their deaths. They would have fallen for around 10 seconds

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20 Worst Accidents Involving US Carriers

I can never forget watching the Today show when this broke in, all I could think is I must get my children home.

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from another pinner--"why isn’t this the most famous photo from 9/11 instead of the falling man? isn’t 2 people holding hands after jumping more significant than 1 man? it makes me wonder what the story is behind this photo, were they friends or lovers? or just strangers who were too scared to jump alone? it shows that people need a helping hand even in their final moments."

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911 Jumpers - 9/11 unfolds in 18 minutes (NEW REVISED VERSION) Twin Towers explode, WTC7 collapse - YouTube

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