I find a YouTube video and I click on it. I let the building fall, I let the people stand breathing heavily backs against the window, heads tilted back, chests heaving, and then they fall.

I watch a man, frame by frame, jump out of the 74th storey of the North Tower. As he jumps, in the 70th storey window, I see a translucent man against the glass, tilt his head against the window, rest his weight briefly on his forehead, and close his eyes.

THE WIND ON THAT DAY BY JULIEN BERMAN

34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 78 34THPARALLEL.NET

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