11 Things you didn’t know about September 11th

    We've rebuilt but we will always remember that tragic day.  
    Here's 11 interesting facts that you probably didn't know about September 11th. 
    1. The New York Times wrote an article about every single September the 11th Victim.
    2. It took 100 days for New York City firefighters to put out all of the fires caused by the attack
    3. San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown said that he was warned by airport security not to fly that Monday evening before.willie_brown1
    4. The first terror attack on the World Trade Center happened in 1993.  6 people were killed in that car bombing.911carbomb
    5. The World Trade Center site produced 1.8 million tons of wreckage

    9/17/01  World Trade Center, NY  Overview of wreckage at the World Trade Center.  Andrea Booher/FEMA Mandatory credit/no payment

    6. In order to clear remains it took $750 million and 3.1 million man hours to clear it.
    7. In addition to the 50,000 people that worked at the world trade center, another 40,000 people visited the building daily.wtcbf911
    8. Boat owners transported over 500,000 people off of Manhattan Island when the city’s transportation was shut down. The event is referred to as the “9/11 Boatlift”911boatlift
    9. Tania Head, former president of The WTC Survivors Network faked being a victim of the south tower attack. It was later discovered that she wasn’t in the United States when the attacks occurred.
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    10. Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and Jim Pierce, President Bush’s cousin, both had a meeting at the WTC that morning. Mayor Giuliani’s weekly Tuesday meeting on the 23rd floor was cancelled a few hours before it was scheduled and Pierce’s group was too large so his conference was moved across the street.
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    11. On September 11, 2001 there was one American in space. This is the picture he took from the International Space Station.sept-11-wtc-site-from-space

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