Twin towers

'I saw the crash of the plane in the North Tower,' a student recalled.
When Petit finished his illicit walk across the wire he strung between the Twin Towers in 1974, a reporter asked the 24-year-old French street performer why he did it. 'There is no why,' he replied.
"These incredible giants just stand there, artless and dumb, without any relationship to anything, not even to each other."
He kept taking pictures and later that morning, soon after 1 World Trade Center was struck by a plane, he took more.
Two photos taken fifteen years apart from the exact same vantage point show the big and small changes in the Manhattan skyline.
Never go full Giuliani.
The Twin Towers turned up in a lot of movies.
40 years ago today, Petit walked on a wire strung between the Twin Towers.
A Manhattan concert cruise company that promotes such acts as "Hall and Motherfuckin' Oates Tribute!" is under fire for using an image of the crumbling Twin Towers on its site.
"The idea was to depict a modern-day horror that happened in our lifetime and was not intended as a joke."
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