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."
911 Cross. Remembering all who died on such a tragic, world changing day as well as their family members and all of the soldiers who have continuously been fighting since then to protect our country and keep our country free to this day.
The real “Rosie the Riveter” Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was a 17 years (in 1942) while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War II.
The 9/11 Teardrop Memorial was a gift to USA from Russia; dedicated "To the Struggle Against World Terrorism." It stands across the bay from NYC in Bayonne, NJ, within sight of the Statue of Liberty and where the Twin Towers formerly stood. At its dedication in 2006, President Bill Clinton said, "I would like to thank the people of Russia for this gift of solidarity in the war on terror. I thank my friend Zurab Tsereteli for his ability to catch the feelings that cannot be expressed by…