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.  Most believe that the world will never be the same after this day.

These photo's are from the days that followed



The South Tower of the World Trade Center begins to collapse, in the Manhattan borough of New York, Tuesday, September 11, 2001. Planes crashed into the upper floors of both World Trade Center towers minutes apart Tuesday morning opening gaping holes causing the collapse of the 110-story buildings. (AP Photo/Robert Spencer)

An unidentified emergency worker, center, is assisted from the scene after terrorists crashed two planes into New York's World Trade Center towers Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001. (AP Photo/Matt Moyer)

The south tower of the World Trade Center erupts in flames as it is struck by a second plane in a terrorist attack on the landmark complex Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, in New York. (AP Photo/Ernesto Mora)

A person jumps from the north tower of New York's World Trade Center Tuesday Sept. 11, 2001. Mounting an audacious attack against the United States, terrorists crashed two hijacked airliners into the World Trade Center and brought down the twin 110-story towers. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Fire and smoke billows from the north tower of New York's World Trade Center Tuesday Sept. 11, 2001. Mounting an audacious attack against the United States, terrorists crashed two hijacked airliners into the World Trade Center and brought down the twin 110-story towers.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

A person jumps from the north tower of New York's World Trade Center as another clings to the outside, left center, while smoke and fire billow from the building, Tuesday Sept. 11, 2001. Terrorists crashed two hijacked airliners into the World Trade Center and brought down the twin 110-story towers Tuesday morning. A jetliner also slammed into the Pentagon in Washington. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

A person jumps from the north tower of New York's World Trade Center Tuesday Sept. 11, 2001. Mounting an audacious attack against the United States, terrorists crashed two hijacked airliners into the World Trade Center and brought down the twin 110-story towers Tuesday morning. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Smoke billows from one of the towers of the World Trade Center and flames and debris explode from the second tower, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001. In one of the most horrifying attacks ever against the United States, terrorists crashed two airliners into the World Trade Center in a deadly series of blows that brought down the twin 110-story towers. (AP Photo/Chao Soi Cheong)

The south tower of the World Trade Center begins to collapse following a terrorist attack on the New York landmark Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)

The south tower of New York's World Trade Center collapses Tuesday Sept. 11, 2001. In one of the most horrifying attacks ever against the United States, terrorists crashed two airliners into the World Trade Center in a deadly series of blows that brought down the twin 110-story towers. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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