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MY_WTC #667 | Tom 7/4/99 | Brooklyn Heights
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MY_WTC #667 | Tom 7/4/99 | Brooklyn Heights

Published 12/07/2018

I was a New Yorker but never went to the firework display live until that year. It’s the only photo I have with the World Trade Center in the background. It was from Brooklyn Heights, July 4, 1999.

I distinctly remember a guy going around selling stuff for the event repeatedly saying „Smiling Faces, Alien Heads… Smiling Faces, Alien Heads.“ I guess those were items/souvenirs/paraphernalia he was selling.

Very surreal that in 26.5 months, those buildings were gone.