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Also, check out this very moving 12-minute video called Boatlift, an effort to evacuate Lower Manhattan 10 years ago using the fastest, safest route out. In the past week, New York harbor aka the sixth boro has seen a large vessel as
well as these small ones, RIBs. They seem to be everywhere, but
along with RBMs (in the distance) and vessels
A parting thought . . I think it’s possible that folks who have never lived in NYC might have a hard time understanding New Yorkers. I’m just a transplant here, but I understand the sentiments described in this NYTimes article by N. R. Kleinfield.
All fotos except the last one by Will Van Dorp.
Knowing what I knew, Maurania III headed up to the North River–where recently she raced– could only mean one thing, especially
USS New York had done its local doing and was
By the way, I’m with Bloomberg on this one: please stop calling it ground zero. Let’s move on because time has moved on.
Also, for the record, we have a local election in my voting district, and I will hang up every time pollsters call and ask if I feel less or more secure now than before 9/11. It’s a stupid question. IMHO, be vigilant, but there NEVER is such a thing as complete security, although I’m grateful for those who endeavor to keep us secure.