Twenty-two years ago, 19 terrorists commandeered four U.S. airliners. They crashed them into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and an empty field in Pennsylvania. Almost 3,000 Americans were killed.
Even in the retelling, the numbers sound unbelievable.
Some 265 people perished on the four aircraft alone. They included eight pilots and 25 flight attendants, 20 of them women.
All 658 employees of financial service firm Cantor Fitzgerald who were at work that day in the World Trade Center were killed when the impact of the aircraft destroyed any possible exit from their offices.
were killed on 9/11. And tragically,
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