A World Of Ashes (11 Lives/Photo Essay/Eugene Richards)

Over and over, we watched the towers burn and fall. Nine days later, photojournalist Eugene Richards began turning his camera on the long aftermath of Sept. 11 and the many ways in which New York reached for comfort and meaning. These are his pictures of a city coming to grips with its pain


Remains of a Day (11 Lives/The Numbers)

The world's fifth and sixth tallest buildings were crushed into 1.8 million tons of smoking concrete and steel, a tomb for nearly 3,000 people. Now the job was recovery, and with each truckload the true toll became clearer