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Ten years ago the area behind me was on fire.
A terrible chaos scene of destruction and grief.
Of course journalists and citizens documented from every angle and earlier today we return to some of the -- spots.
Where cameras captured iconic images from that day.
To see how things look a decade later.
Ten years ago people on the street were running for their lives.
Here's what that same street looks like today a construction site dominates the place and down below there working to reconnect the transit system that keep the city moving.
Right over here that pizza and pasta place.
That's a spot where is the dust cloud was coming down the street.
The number of people took shelter it was a very difficult morning.
Ten years ago we saw survivors emerging from the site.
Office workers caked in toxic dust walking away after the collapse the same sidewalk today much call -- more more mournful tone.
And this gates this is saint Paul's chapel here.
This gate was sort of a makeshift memorial at the time people were putting up pictures of their loved ones and trying to find anybody alive today.
White ribbons in remember it's.
In the hours after the towers fell a picture captured smoke rising from this flooded field of steel beams and mangled emergency vehicles.
This is the spot where the photographer took that picture West Street.
It was closed for months after the attack they reopened it now and it's really one of the main thoroughfares on the west side of the city.
Up and down the island today it's closed for security concerns.
Hundreds of police are -- When the dust cleared at ground zero all that remained of the Twin Towers was this shell of -- building and here's that spot today.
The shell would have been the next block behind this building this is number four World Trade Center scheduled for completion in.
That we come right over here you'll be able to see what is now that signature building of the whole complex.
World Trade Center building number one.
Seven -- some stories and rising.
It will be the tallest building in this city.
Days ago it was just another September morning.
People were doing what they do going to work running for train heading to a doctor's appointment.
Then the attacks.
And of course our lives would never be the same again.
The current York city mayor Michael Bloomberg said today we can never -- and see what happened here.
And we'll never forget.
To honor the thousands of lives lost on September the eleventh two bright lights are again piercing the New York City skyline.
Where the world trade towers once stood.
We leave you tonight with a look at this tribute in light.
This -- been a special edition of The Fox Report 9/11 remembered.
I'm Shepard Smith -- New York.
All the best you and your family.
We can handle.
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