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.

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.

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

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

9/11 horror images of jumpers | 11 attacks made up, ' says French best actress Oscar-winner | Mail ...

'9/11 attacks made up, ' says French best actress Oscar-winner

9/11 horror images of jumpers | 11 attacks made up, ' says French best actress Oscar-winner | Mail ...

The thick clouds of debris and smoke from the smoldering wreckage obscured the sky and the sun in Lower Manhattan.

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

The thick clouds of debris and smoke from the smoldering wreckage obscured the sky and the sun in Lower Manhattan.

Viewer discretion is strongly advised due to graphic contents. On the morning of September 11th 2001 almost 3,000 innocent people were murdered by Al Qaeda terrorists. As many as 200 people jumped!!    Don't let the people who did this to us infiltrate our government - some already have!!!!

Viewer discretion is strongly advised due to graphic contents. On the morning of September 11th 2001 almost 3,000 innocent people were murdered by Al Qaeda terrorists. As many as 200 people jumped!! Don't let the people who did this to us infiltrate our government - some already have!!!!

The south tower of New York's World Trade Center collapses Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) #

Remembering September 11th

The south tower of New York's World Trade Center collapses Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) #

NEW YORK | Twin Towers of the WTC | 1368/1362 feet | 110 FLOORS | 1972/1973-2001 - Page 4 - SkyscraperPage Forum

NEW YORK | Twin Towers of the WTC | 1368/1362 feet | 110 FLOORS | 1972/1973-2001 - Page 4 - SkyscraperPage Forum

World Trade Center Jumpers 9-11

World Trade Center Jumpers 9-11

The images of those who fell from the Twin Towers in New York on September 11, 2001, still shock us today 10 years after the attacks on America.

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

The images of those who fell from the Twin Towers in New York on September 11, 2001, still shock us today 10 years after the attacks on America.

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