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I HONOR YOU///Richard Drew, The Falling Man, 2001. Chilling photo from 9/11/2001


Here Are The 30 Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken. The Kind That You Never Ever Forget.

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.

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."


Oh, good. It should continue with saying, "if I'm soft, you'll get a slight bruise; if i'm not soft, then you better call 911.(cause you probably just broke some important part of your body)"


9/11 survivor tells how he 'surfed' 15 floors down the collapsing tower

A man has spoken about how he survived the collapse of the Twin Towers by "surfing" down the falling buildings on a block of concrete.