9/11: The Falling Man.  The Falling Man refers to a photograph taken by Associated Press photographer Richard Drew, depicting a man falling from the North Tower of the World Trade Center at 9:41:15 a.m. during the September 11 attacks in New York City.  The subject of the image – whose identity remains uncertain, although attempts have been made to identify him – was one of the people trapped on the upper floors of the skyscraper who apparently chose to jump rather than die from the fire and…

9/11: The Falling Man. The Falling Man refers to a photograph taken by Associated Press photographer Richard Drew, depicting a man falling from the North Tower of the World Trade Center at 9:41:15 a.m. during the September 11 attacks in New York City. The subject of the image – whose identity remains uncertain, although attempts have been made to identify him – was one of the people trapped on the upper floors of the skyscraper who apparently chose to jump rather than die from the fire and…

9/11 was painful -- but so was the harried decade that followed it. (continued from yesterday; some may find some images that follow disturbing) Magnum's Thomas Hoepker crossed from Manhattan into ...

9/11 was painful -- but so was the harried decade that followed it. (continued from yesterday; some may find some images that follow disturbing) Magnum's Thomas Hoepker crossed from Manhattan into ...

The "Falling Man" depicts a utilitarian approach to journalism publishing an absolutely disturbing image of a man falling to his death following the attacks on 9/11/2001 for the purpose of informing the public.

The "Falling Man" depicts a utilitarian approach to journalism publishing an absolutely disturbing image of a man falling to his death following the attacks on 9/11/2001 for the purpose of informing the public.

In a scene repeated with terrifying frequency as flames engulfed the top of the towers, a man falls (or leaps, as was evidently the case with many victims) to his death from the World Trade Center. On the morning of September 11 photographer Richard Drew, in the midst of another assignment, got the call to drop everything and head to the World Trade Center. As soon as he arrived downtown he began shooting; later in the day, as as he processed what he had shot, he was especially struck by…

In a scene repeated with terrifying frequency as flames engulfed the top of the towers, a man falls (or leaps, as was evidently the case with many victims) to his death from the World Trade Center. On the morning of September 11 photographer Richard Drew, in the midst of another assignment, got the call to drop everything and head to the World Trade Center. As soon as he arrived downtown he began shooting; later in the day, as as he processed what he had shot, he was especially struck by…

This one gets me each time I see it.                      Rescue workers carry mortally injured New York City Fire Department chaplain Mychal Judge from the wreckage after he was killed by falling debris while administering last rites to another victim. A Roman Catholic priest, a recovering alcoholic, a gay man, and -- as an FDNY chaplain a spiritual adviser and trusted friend to countless firefighters through the years -- "Father Mike" was the first recorded victim of the September 11…

This one gets me each time I see it. Rescue workers carry mortally injured New York City Fire Department chaplain Mychal Judge from the wreckage after he was killed by falling debris while administering last rites to another victim. A Roman Catholic priest, a recovering alcoholic, a gay man, and -- as an FDNY chaplain a spiritual adviser and trusted friend to countless firefighters through the years -- "Father Mike" was the first recorded victim of the September 11…

September 11 Jumpers | The Falling Man, " 9/11/01, ap photo by Richard Drew, via Esquire

September 11 Jumpers | The Falling Man, " 9/11/01, ap photo by Richard Drew, via Esquire

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