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Archive for July 2, 2012

World Trade Center

Since 9/11, my files have been culled for pictures of the WTC. It’s interesting that I took pictures of it from many vantages both on the ground and in the air, both from the helicopter and from commercial airlines. I didn’t know that it would someday be gone forever. It was built in my lifetime. I have eaten on special occasions at Windows on the World and attended a 65th birthday party at the top for the chief neurosurgeon who trained me. I was only once at the top on the observation deck. I was nearby when a van blew up in the parking garage back in the ‘90’s. There is still an emotional reaction when I see pictures that I took of the WTC over the years. This one was from the Bell 47 helicopter.