what i remember most from 9/11..the jumpers

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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KcC6bTHosx0]YouTube - 9/11: Remembering the Jumpers [Edit 1][/ame]
     
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pg8FQiJ-Rcw&feature=related]YouTube - Firemen Hearing People Falling Through Glass - Jumping 9/11[/ame]
     
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    What a sad way for your life to end...
     
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    An acquaintance paramedic of mine in NYC said they all worked 15 hours a day or more during that time and he cannot even speak of the carnage. He went to 30 funerals and memorials the month after it was all over.
     
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    Thats actually what I remember the most as well. I am terrified of heights (but oddly enough I'm OK in an airplane). So it seemed like the most horrific part of the day as I empathized with people whose only decision left inlife is which way they were going to die.
     
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    I recall reading one book that talked about firefighters and 9/11 the first fireman killed on 9/11 was due to someone who jumped if I recall correctly.

    It was estimated that at least 200 people jumped.

    Sad stuff.
     
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    actually the thing i remember the most was the second plane hitting
     
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    I was stuck in a traffic jam on I-285, so I wasn't able to see anything until approximately 30 minutes after second plane hit.
     
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    Cripes. I was in 5th grade. Though despite being that young, I definitely haven't forgotten a detail about that day or coming home and seeing it on television. Looking back made me realize some more of the details too. It was a eerie feeling for the time anyway.
     
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    It is definitely one of those JFK, Man on the moon, Challenger explosion, type of events. Most people remember where they were and what they were doing when they heard.
     

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