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.

From another disaster? 9/11 Jumpers Hitting Ground - Bing Images

From another disaster? 9/11 Jumpers Hitting Ground - Bing Images

On September 11, Richard Drew was also covering the Fall Fashion Week. He rushed to the site, where he captured the dramatic pictures of the people jumping out of the towers. In most American newspapers, his photos ran once and were never seen again; the memories of “jumpers” were so heartrending, their plunges so traumatic and their suicides so stigmatic that officially and journalistically, they ceased to exist.

The Day The Twin Towers Fell

On September 11, Richard Drew was also covering the Fall Fashion Week. He rushed to the site, where he captured the dramatic pictures of the people jumping out of the towers. In most American newspapers, his photos ran once and were never seen again; the memories of “jumpers” were so heartrending, their plunges so traumatic and their suicides so stigmatic that officially and journalistically, they ceased to exist.

The Reminder Page - Images rarely, if ever, seen in the mainstream press - September 11, 2001 - World Trade Center Attack - Twin Towers Collapse - Attack on the Pentagon - The beheading of Eugene Armstrong - The beheading of Nicholas Berg - The beheading of Jack Hensley - The beheading of Durmus Kumdereli - RimCountry.Com

The Reminder Page - Images rarely, if ever, seen in the mainstream press - September 11, 2001 - World Trade Center Attack - Twin Towers Collapse - Attack on the Pentagon - The beheading of Eugene Armstrong - The beheading of Nicholas Berg - The beheading of Jack Hensley - The beheading of Durmus Kumdereli - RimCountry.Com

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

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