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I came across this photo sometime around the 10th anniversary of Septermber 11, 2001. My gut reaction that it was photoshopped was disavowed. It’s a real picture taken by Thomas Hoepker in Brooklyn after the towers fell that day.
Many think pieces have already been written by pundits with larger vocabularies than myself. It’s an interesting, ironic and slightly haunting reminder of American propensity to ignore and forget violence, war and suffering at the expense of their pursuit of leisure.