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104 Jumpers Who Flung Themselves From The Twin Towers Have Been 'Airbrushed From History'
The London Daily Mail ^ | 05:01 EST, 11 September 2011 | Tom Leonard

Posted on 09/11/2016 10:38:00 AM PDT by drewh

From the earliest days after the 9/11 attacks, the American establishment have showed an overwhelming reluctance to dwell on those who jumped or fell from the Twin Towers.

Unofficial estimates put the number of jumpers at around 200, but it is impossible to say for certain because their bodies were indistinguishable from others after the collapse of the Towers.

As part of its research into where the fire was at its most intense, NIST analysed camera footage and still photographs, and counted 104 jumpers, often recording the floor and exact window from which they left.

All but three leapt from the first building to be hit — the North Tower. The second plane struck the South Tower 16 minutes later but it collapsed first, giving occupants less time to react.

The first jumper is recorded plunging from the North Tower’s 149th window of the 93rd floor on the north face of the building at 8.51am, just over four minutes after it was hit by the first hijacked Boeing 757 between the 93rd and 99th floors.

Sometimes fallers were separated by an interval of just a second. At one point nine people fell in six seconds from five adjacent windows; at another, 13 people fell in two minutes. Twenty minutes after the building was struck, two people fell simultaneously from the same window on the 95th floor.

At least four jumpers tried to climb to other windows for safety then lost their grip. One person climbed from the 93rd floor to the 92nd, clinging to the window’s edge before falling just one second after someone else plumetted from the same window — number 215 on the east face of the tower.

The last jumper fell just as the North Tower collapsed 102 minutes after the building had been hit.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; US: New York; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 911; 911anniversary; islam; suicide; wtc
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To: Biggirl

Where was our pride and glory.

In what we had done of ourselves? The bible speaks of another tower with which God wasn’t pleased, long ago.

The problem wasn’t the tower itself; the problem was the attitude that had been put into it.


41 posted on 09/11/2016 11:19:09 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: drewh

OMG... I have never seen this picture before. I thought I had seen them all.

God Bless


42 posted on 09/11/2016 11:19:24 AM PDT by Irish Eyes
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Yet He is also a loving and merciful God.


43 posted on 09/11/2016 11:22:19 AM PDT by Biggirl ("One Lord, one faith, one baptism" - Ephesians 4:5)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Yet we have work by “the sweat of our brow.” That includes working in towers as well as on ground buildings and to be able to do so in peace.


44 posted on 09/11/2016 11:26:46 AM PDT by Biggirl ("One Lord, one faith, one baptism" - Ephesians 4:5)
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To: drewh
I have not seen that picture before. Are the feet of one of those poor souls burning? Or am I seeing an artifact?

Either way-horrifying.

I cannot even begin to imagine what might be going through their (or anyone) minds or how long the journey to the sidewalk must have seemed to them. Was it quick or did ‘time standstill?’

45 posted on 09/11/2016 11:27:19 AM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: Biggirl

Because God is that way, He even willingly risks our becoming dull to the offense of sin. Then when an example chastisement takes place, we’re all verklempt.

This is an attitude towards people who are, more or less, believers.

Anyhow, we need to get our spiritual house in order so there is less trouble and more success. Lots of people were singing “God bless America” at the time of the attacks, 15 years ago. God desires that too, but blessings don’t help people who are unwilling to embrace them. God is teaching us what “bless America” would need to look like. One way has been through showing us what “curse America” looks like, so we don’t want to embrace that any more. Barack Obama could have done far worse than he has. Now, I know I’m prognosticating, but I believe that through Donald Trump, God is showing us what “bless America” looks like.


46 posted on 09/11/2016 11:28:05 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Biggirl

And yet the people at Babel did so by “sweat of their brow” and God’s response was “knock it off.”

The reason was WHY they raised their tower, it was to make a name for themselves.


47 posted on 09/11/2016 11:29:39 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: drewh

We didn’t see the grim details of how the others died. We know they were crushed or asphxiated or burned, but we didn’t see it. These we did see, and their deaths puts a face on the diabolical nature of the attack. I think that’s what some people want to forget, and that it can happen again, and that we know who is capable of doing it.


48 posted on 09/11/2016 11:33:01 AM PDT by Southside_Chicago_Republican (If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.)
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To: Biggirl

Anyhow, blessings can be dangerous. I can vouch for that from bitter personal experience. If I do the wrong thing with what God intended to be a blessing — it becomes a curse, instead.


49 posted on 09/11/2016 11:34:29 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: proust

“...How is that I can still be just as angry 15 years later?...”

Because you’re a human being, and you’re an American.

Because the people that allowed this to happen are still working in the government, and YOUR tax payers are paying their salaries.

Because the wife of the the President who KNEW those animals were in our country is now running for President herself.

Shall I go on?


50 posted on 09/11/2016 11:35:48 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

That is why you thank God for the blessing.


51 posted on 09/11/2016 11:37:07 AM PDT by Biggirl ("One Lord, one faith, one baptism" - Ephesians 4:5)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Are you sure about that? It could had been slave labor.


52 posted on 09/11/2016 11:39:32 AM PDT by Biggirl ("One Lord, one faith, one baptism" - Ephesians 4:5)
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To: proust

Was working at my desk in Houston with FOX news on on the small TV I had in my office. Remember my phone ringing as I looked up and saw the first person jump. Told the caller that I was unable to talk to her beyond telling her what was on my TV screen. Will never forget 9/11 and that picture as long as I live so it doesn’t matter whether they erase all the pictures from the internet. Still have problems getting my brain to really accept what I saw with my own eyes.


53 posted on 09/11/2016 11:41:37 AM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Riley

+1 Riley. my sister was supposed to be working down there that day and she was late and thereby survived....its personal for a lot of us


54 posted on 09/11/2016 11:41:45 AM PDT by drewh
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To: NFHale

Remember it was the Bush family at the behest of their Saudi’s masters that got the Bin Laden family out of the U.S.!


55 posted on 09/11/2016 11:41:48 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: Riley

+1 Riley. my sister was supposed to be working down there that day and she was late and thereby survived....its personal for a lot of us


56 posted on 09/11/2016 11:55:19 AM PDT by drewh
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To: Dr. Ursus

It was the Clinton Admin that knew those Saudi bastards were here to begin with, and knew who and what they were.

And it was at the behest of the Clintons that Sandy Berger was sent to STEAL documents from the National Archives related to ANY Clinton involvment in 9-11-01.


57 posted on 09/11/2016 11:56:22 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: BlueLancer

Dude, that was one of the greatest posts ever and I hope that it becomes the truth to the demon worshippers one day.


58 posted on 09/11/2016 11:57:48 AM PDT by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: drewh

My sister’s husband had a job to do in one of the towers, her was walking toward them when the first plane hit.


59 posted on 09/11/2016 12:19:11 PM PDT by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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To: BlueLancer

Excellent-———(your site is fantastic)——thanks


60 posted on 09/11/2016 12:26:49 PM PDT by cmomm44
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