Dec. 2, 2001 A steel cross stands among the twisted beams in the debris field of what once was 5 World Trade Center as cleanup and recovery efforts continued. Louis Lanzano / AP
The exodus of survivors.
Almost completed, this is a model of the new Freedom Tower (aka, WT1)- 1,776-foot Freedom Tower in New York designed to evoke the Statue of Liberty's torch, the spire that tops the tower will feature a revolving beacon that could change color and cast beams of light into the sky, while thousands of glass prisms will cover the building's 20-story, windowless base.
American pacifist James Zwerg after being beaten by a mob in Montgomery, Alabama in 1960 as part of the Freedom Riders. Zwerg volunteered to leave the bus first upon arriving in Montgomery, knowing he’d be the blunt of the violent crowd’s aggression. He would have died that day if an anonymous black man hadn’t stepped in and saved his life by deflecting the mob’s attention to himself.