5 More Found, Ground Zero by Joel Meyerowitz (2001)

The photograph titled “5 More Found, Ground Zero,” taken by Joel Meyerowitz in 2001, captures a poignant moment at the site of the World Trade Center tragedy following the September 11 attacks. The image shows emergency responders and workers amidst the rubble and debris during nighttime search and rescue operations. The overall atmosphere is somber and intense, with smoke and dust surrounding the site where the Twin Towers once stood. The workers are wearing protective gear, helmets, and reflective vests, indicating the hazardous conditions they are operating in. The lighting accentuates the chaotic aftermath, a powerful reminder of the day’s devastation and the resilience of the first responders.

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