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Photographing Falling Man: Where Is 9/11 Falling Man Photographer Richard Drew Now?


Recently, a piece of news is coming into the lights related to a famous photographer Richard Drew that is getting the attention of many. The photographer has gained the attention of many after September 11, 2021, a series of four terrorist attacks in New York City. At that time, he has gained huge publicity and appreciation in the country. After two decades, the news has again come to the lights in the same month. In this article, we will let you know all the available details about the photograph related to the attacks.

Photographing Falling Man

Photographing Falling Man

It has been sixty long years since Richard Drew is working as a photographer and now he has learned a basic rule “That you can be two hours early, but you can’t be a 60th-of-a-second late.” that means if you are not present at the moment then you can’t capture it for sure. As per the sources, Drew has served for the Associated Press for the last 51 years. He is credited to capture Muhammad Ali delivering a knockout punch, Frank Sinatra escorting Jackie Onassis, and Ross Perot joined the 1992 presidential race that helped AP to win the Pulitzer Prize.

But on September 11, 2001, when he created one of the most heart-wrenching photographs of the day, he was not present at the World Trade Center at 8:46 AM or 9:03 AM when the planes hit the towers. At that time, he was in Midtown for his assignment at a maternity fashion show where he got a call from his office stating that a plane hit the World Trade Center.

Photographing Falling Man

We would like to tell you that a series of four terrorist attacks by al-Qaeda had happened in New York City on 11 September 2001 that had become the cause of deaths of thousands of Americans. On the same day, Richard captured the most ignoble picture in which it has been shown that a man is falling from a burning center. After the September 11 attacks, Richard has continued to take pictures and has become a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer.

Talking about Richard Drew who was born on 06 December 1946. At the timing of writing this, he is 74 years old. In the recent interview with CBS News, he talked about the attacks that had happened in September 2001. The picture clicked by Richard Drew named “The Falling Man” was purchased by Sir Elton John who took it for his personal collection. Bookmark our site to catch all the latest updates.

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Kritika Kumari
Kritika Kumari, Chief Sub Editor, is part of the entertainment team at Get India News. She eats, sleeps, and drinks entertainment. While Indian films have fuelled her drama as a child, K-dramas have taken her life a notch higher.


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