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Shortly after the first plane hit the north tower of the World Trade Center, reporter Mitch Frank grabbed his camera and left his Brooklyn Heights, N.Y., apartment, running west. Within 10 minutes he was interviewing eyewitnesses on the scene. In Understanding September 11th: Answering Questions About the Attacks on America, Frank writes for readers in their teens about the events of that day and the history leading up to it.


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