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The Emotional Crowning of the New World Trade Center

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The Emotional Crowning of the New World Trade Center

Short | 03:05

Kevin Murphy, an iron worker who helped both recover the wreckage of the Twin Towers and construct their replacement, watches proudly as the spire is placed on One World Trade Center.

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After the devastating attacks of 9/11, New York City needed to rebuild itself, emotionally, spiritually, and physically. The site where the Twin Towers once stood was now a gaping pit, and the entire world watched to see what, if anything, could fill the void. Witness the story of One World Trade Center, one of the most significant, and dangerous, construction jobs ever launched. From brazen designs and heated debates to dangerous tasks at dizzying heights, we detail every step of this towering, poignant achievement.

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