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Out of the ashes

Thursday, September 20th, 2001

Cell phones were the only means of communication for those on the hijacked airplanes and for many trying to escape the World Trade Center on September 11. However, after the collapse of the twin towers (and for hours and even days after), communication by cell phone and telephone in and around New York City became difficult to near impossible, as all the lines were jammed with millions of callers.