Manhattan exodus 9/11 (2001)

Escaping New York. This inbound view of the Brooklyn Bridge shows a route taken by many commuters earlier that morning turned into the site of a mass exodus as people walk out of a smoky and chaotic Manhattan.

I have always found this photo to be surreal.

On September the New York City Police Department lost 23 officers. The Port Authority Police lost The New York City Fire Department dead numbered Remember.

Aerial pictures, never seen before, of the September 11 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center

Aerial pictures, many never seen before, of the September 11 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City. South tower already down

New York City firefighters walking past the American flag at the World Trade Center site in New York City on September 14, 2001, three days after the September 11 terrorist attacks.

New York City firefighters walking past the American flag at the World Trade Center site in New York City on September three days after the September 11 terrorist attacks. Credit: Preston Keres/U.

People seek refuge inside a bank building after the first tower of the World Trade Center collapsed. (Photo by Corey Sipkin/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)

LOOK: The Heart-Wrenching Images Of 9/11 That We'll Never Forget

People seek refuge inside a bank building after the first tower of the World Trade Center collapsed. (Photo by Corey Sipkin/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images) 2001

Robert Clark, photographer "When I look at all the pictures from the coverage of 9/11, I keep coming back to this one. I think that this is a very powerful image, it seems to tell the whole story of the people who had to run for their lives. It is a stripped down image of the event, I see pure emotion, fear, tragedy. #sadness

9/11: The Photographs That Moved Them Most

Robert Clark, photographer "When I look at all the pictures from the coverage of I keep coming back to this one. I think that this is a very powerful image, it seems to tell the whole story of the people who had to run for their lives.

*9/11 ~ A WOMAN SAT IN SHOCK ON THE CURB ON CHURCH STREET IN FRONT OF TRINITY CHURCH: The Towers’ Rise and Fall - Photographs - NYTimes.com

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I grew up with them ive dined in them road my bike around them and sat in front of them how awsome they were i will never forget that day god bless america and the greatest city in the world

A satellite image of lower Manhattan shows smoke and ash rising from the site of the World Trade Center at 11:43 AM on September 12, 2001. The fires at Ground Zero continued to burn for 99 days after the attack -- a bleak reminder, day and night, of the thousands who lost their lives, and the countless millions more who lived, but whose lives were forever transformed. (Photo: Getty Images)

A satellite image of lower Manhattan shows smoke and ash rising from the site of the World Trade Center at AM on September The fires at Ground Zero continued to burn for 99 days after the attack

A subway entrance is covered in debris at the intersection of Church and Dey Streets after the World Trade Center collapse in New York City on Sept. 11, 2001.

9/11: Then and now

Then and Now A destroyed subway station near ground zero on the evening of Sept. 2001 after the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City.

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August 2015 - The Pope prays at the World Trade Center Memorial and met with 911 families.

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With the skeleton of the World Trade Center twin towers in the background, New York City firefighters work amid debris on Cortlandt Street after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

9/11: Then and now

With the skeleton of the World Trade Center twin towers in the background, New York City firefighters work amid debris on Cortlandt Street after the terrorist attacks on Sept.

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