At this point on that day, both planes had hit in New York, and the Pentagon was just about to be hit (or had just been hit - I can't tell the specific time from this photo). It was clear America was under attack by terrorists. What must this little girl have been feeling?
Original photo taken from the Brooklyn Promenade, courtesy of Michael Foran, who very graciously allowed me to use a number of his images for this project. Please check out the rest of his 9/11 set.
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