Never Forget… Those Who Jumped from the Twin Towers to Their Deaths on 9/11/2001 Saved Many Other Lives

I originally posted the following information and statement onto my Facebook wall…

Although these particularly delicate 9/11 images are a source of great discomfort, for various reasons, as they do, indeed, signify a fatal act of desperation on the part of some victims, they should still not be completely erased from history

Although these particularly delicate 9/11 images are a source of great discomfort, for various reasons, as they do, indeed, signify a fatal act of desperation on the part of some victims, they should still not be completely erased from history

The 9/11 Victims America Wants to Forget: The 200 Individuals Who Flung Themselves from the Twin Towers Who Have Been “Airbrushed from History’:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2035720/9-11-jumpers-America-wants-forget-victims-fell-Twin-Towers.html

(Tom LeonardAlmost all of them jumped alone, although eyewitnesses talked of a couple who held hands as they fell.

One woman, in a final act of modesty, appeared to be holding down her skirt. Others tried to make parachutes out of curtains or tablecloths, only to have them wrenched from their grip by the force of their descent.

The fall was said to take about ten seconds. It would vary according to the body position and how long it took to reach terminal velocity — around 125mph in most cases, but if someone fell head down with their body straight, as if in a dive, it could be 200mph.

(Read entire article here…)

Through their deaths, these particular 9/11 victims inadvertently saved many other lives, as those employees in the floors of the Towers below them who witnessed their falls quickly decided to ignore official orders that they remain in their cubicles, and evacuated the building, instead.

However, their fatalities have remained a source of discomfort from day one. But, no matter the reason, they should not be erased from history.

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