9/11 TWIN TOWERS
By: Juan Pablo Villamizar
Survivers And Their Testimonies
Lauren worked in the 106th floor on the North Tower. She went work like any other day. While she was in the elevator the plane crashed againsts the tower, making her burn in flames. Eighty two percet of her body was severed burn. She ran out of the building covered in flames until a stranger took off his jacket and put out the flames. She said that the only reason why she didn't gave up was because of his 10 month old son. The EMT's labeled as unlickely to survive. After 3 months in the hospital and 3 months in the rehabilition she could go to her normal life. She had 25 operations and skin grafts. She needed to relearn to walk and stand again.
Sujo worked in the 81st floor in Tower 1 during the first plane crash. Even though he was able to go down the stairs to safely all he thought about was his wife that was supposed to be in the second tower. He then knew that his wife got late to work and got to the towers when the plane crashed. When Sujo was running for his life the collapse of the second tower burried him underground. His wife could only watch when the debris fell on top of him. He got the strengh to dig himself out of the debris to safety. He says that all was a miracle from God. His wife getting to work late and him surviving the debris was an act of God. Now the family travels around the world talking about their suvival. Sujo was the only of his cohort to survive the blast. He said that he could feel the biulding tilting to the left and all the fire and debris falling around him while trying to escape the building.
The second impact was a few floors below him. When the plaen crashed he got his coworkers that were a aparty of seven and a flashlight. He was one of the only four people that were able to escape the South Tower that were floors above the impact zone. No one escaped the North Tower that were above the impact zone. throughouthis descent he encountered a lot of collegues taht joined him in going down to the lobby. The oly reason that he could escape was because the plane that crashed againsts the biulding didn't damage 1 stairwall that they used to escape. Right after they got to the lobby they were advised to go to the streets and run as far they could. Then when they were blocks away the Tower 2 started to collapse. One of the coworkers that lived and got out with him was Stanley Prainmath. he said that before the descending he used a phone in the 31st floor to say he was going down. They were people waiting for them in the lobby.
During the attack he was changed from squad 41 to another fire team squad 288 that set off when the attack began. The rest of his team died during the attack. He then decided to go to squad 288 adn meet the whole team in the zone. When he got to ground zero every member of the squad 41 and squad 288 were dead except for the person he was supposed to replace. Since he was suppose to be with squad 288 at that moment he was filed as missing or dead. His family didn't know anything about him for hours. After 12 years of silence he decided to tell his story. If he hadn't move to squad 288 he would have been with the deceased ones in squad 41. Steve is now in charged of the New York Probationary Fire school. He said that he was relieved to see that the man he was supposed to replace didn't died waiting for him to come.
The Fourth Plane
Left overs of the attack
The debry left over after the towers fell down.
One of the planes crashing in the north tower.
Ground zero fire men
Firemen searching for survivers in the accident.
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