posted on Feb, 2 2008 @ 08:12 PM
In Short - It destroyed it.
My Cousin was on the 101st floor (Cantor Fitzgerald) - he is dead - he left behind a wife and 3 kids.
My Uncle (who worked in building 7) is alive. He was there for the 93 bombing and witnessed it way to close. He has not been the same and will not
talk about it/seek help.
I was in NYC when it happened. I saw them fall. It has affected every aspect of my life. I left NY the first chance I had. I still dream about it.
And not just the collapse and smoke, but the people jumping...that is burned into my mind. I just started flying again - I didn't fly for 5 years.
To do it I need to be sedated.
And healthwise - yep, breating issues. I do not smoke but every couple of days hack up some lovely crud (nor do I visit smokey establishments). That
has gotten better though - It happened daily for a few years. I guess it was going to happen, everything in the immediate area was covered in a thick
layer of dust/powder. A thinner, smaller layer covered the suburbs. All depended on the wind and where you were in Brooklyn. For the record, asthma