09/03/2011 Edit: I assembled the pages that follow in the days after 9/11. I wanted to always have way to remember the images of those days. I recently retrieved these from an old PC, and decided to post them as we approach 10 years out.

Some of the photos were, and still are disturbing. I don't post them to be sensational. I consider them a stark reminder of the of the day - and hope that we never forget.

The World Trade Center was destroyed on 09/11/2001 by hijackers who crashed commercial airline flights into the twin towers.  As I write this, it is estimated that 5,000 people lost their lives.

Click here for victim lists from each airplane or building

These photo's are from the days that followed


Reuters Photo
People run down Broadway as a smoke and dust cloud comes up the street from the collapsing World Trade Center buildings in New York September 11, 2001. Both World Trade Center towers collapsed after being attacked by hijacked commercial planes. (Kelly Price/Reuters)
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Rescue and emergency workers search for survivors through the rubble and debris of the World Trade Center complex in New York City, September 13, 2001. Two hijacked commercial jetliners were deliberately crashed into the twin towers, bringing them crashing to the ground on September 11. (Jim Bourg/Reuters)
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A lone man runs down Broadway as a smoke and dust cloud comes up the street from the collapsing World Trade Center buildings in New York September 11, 2001. Both World Trade Center towers collapsed after being attacked by hijacked commerical planes. REUTERS/Kelly Price
Associated Press
FIVE OF TWELVE PICTURES--As water flows down the stairsteps, people evacuate Tower One Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 during the attacks on the World Trade Center towers in New York. These pictures were shot by John Labriola who had an office on the 71st floor of the building. He escaped with no injuries. (AP Photo/John Labriola)
Associated Press
EIGHT OF TWELVE PICTURES--Plumes of smoke pour from the World Trade Center towers in New York Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 after two airliners collided with the buildings. These pictures were shot by John Labriola who had an office on the 71st floor of the building. He escaped with no injuries. (AP Photo/John Labriola)
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Rescue workers remove rubble from the fallen World Trade Center towers in New York September 13, 2001. The World Trade Center towers collapsed September 11 after being attacked by hijacked commercial airliners. REUTERS/Pool/Beth Kaiser
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Rescue workers carry fatally injured New York City Fire Department chaplain, the Rev. Mychal Judge, from the wreckage of the World Trade Center in New York City early September 11, 2001. Chaplain was crushed to death by falling debris while giving a man last rites in the trade center. The twin towers collapsed on September 11 after being struck by jetliners. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A dust covered bronze statue of a man with his briefcase rests in the rubble of the World Trade Center towers September 13, 2001 in New York. The statue once rested on a bench near the towers and now holds flowers and a note reading " In memory of all who gave their lives and try to save so many". REUTERS/POOL/Beth A. Keiser
Associated Press
Engine 28 firefighter Mike Kehoe, from Staten Island, assists in the evacuation effort in a stairwell of Tower One Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 during the attacks on the World Trade Center towers in New York. These pictures were shot by John Labriola who had an office on the 71st floor of the building. He escaped with no injuries. Fellow firefighter Bobby Annunziato at Engine 28 in Manhattan said Kehoe escaped before the towers collapsed. (AP Photo/John Labriola)
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Rescue workers stand near the twisted remains of the fallen World Trade Center towers in New York September 13, 2001. The World Trade Center towers collapsed September 11 after being attacked with hijacked commercial airliners. REUTERS/Pool/Beth Kaiser

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