9-11 Rescue: Pulled Alive from Twin Towers Rubble

Only a handful of people were pulled out alive from the rubble of the Twin Towers nearly three years ago. The last two police officers to be rescued were discovered by an accountant with a military background, who bluffed his way past roadblocks and looked for survivors even when the site was deemed too dangerous for rescue workers. NPR's Chris Arnold reports.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

Support comes from: