Gawkers, New Yorkers Have Mixed Takes On Rising 1WTC
NEW YORK – It was unseasonably cold and rainy in Lower Manhattan one day this past week, but that did not stop the tourists who regularly migrate to the One World Trade Center construction site to point their cameras up and snap photos of the growing skyscraper.
On this raw day, the top of the now 1,271-foot-tall building on the site of the worst terror attack in U.S. history seemed to disappear into the fog, as if pointing toward heaven.
Tourist Tammy Beacham, a 911 dispatcher from Pendleton, Ore., is the daughter of retired emergency responders. She choked up as she explained that she lost many "brothers and sisters" in the 9/11 attack that took down the twin towers. click here to read more