Ground Zero, New York City, N.Y. (Sept. 17, 2001) -- An aerial view shows only a small portion of the crime scene where the World Trade Center collapsed following the Sept. 11 terrorist attack. Surrounding buildings were heavily damaged by the debris and massive force of the falling twin towers. Clean-up efforts are expected to continue for months. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Photographer's Mate Eric J. Tilford. (RELEASED)
LOOK: The Heart-Wrenching Images Of 9/11 That We'll Never Forget
Twelve years after the Sept. 11 attacks, these images still resonate, reminding of the absolute physical and emotional devastation that so many people ex...
In these two photographs of the gaping hole made by the plane crashing into the South Tower of the WTC on 9/11, you can see a woman standing on the edge of the hole waving. Her name is Edna Clinton, and the mystery many people say of these photos is that she actually was a survivor. People inquire how she was able to survive everything that happened at that location, then go on to make it out of the building.
Terrorist Attack on NYC Twin Towers, September 11, 2001 | Lisa Quinones Photography
Rescuers, wounded people and debris fill the streets of lower Manhattan after the Twin Towers were brought down by a terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, New York City, September 11, 2001. Photo by Lisa Quinones