#152: Joseph Dittmar: Remembering 9/11: Surviving The Fall Of The Twin Towers


This year marks the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001. That day, 3,000 lives were lost when a plane struck the North Tower, and then – 17 minutes later – a second plane hit the South Tower.

Today’s guest, Joseph Dittmar, was on the 105th floor of the South Tower when the plane struck the building. Miraculously, he was one of the few who made it out alive that day. Joseph joins us to share his story and how the tragic events of that day unfolded around him.

Show Notes

Joe joins the show by describing what happened on September 11, 2001. [2:52]

The action Joe took after exiting the South Tower is described. [9:22]

The moment Joe realized people were dying is reflected on. [15:11]

The emotions that Joe felt after 9/11 are explained. [17:15]

Joe discusses the people he knew who lost their lives. [19:14]

The silver lining as a result of the tragedy is described. [24:57]

How Joe’s life has changed since and the lessons he has learned after the attacks is touched on. [28:56]

The impact of religion and spirituality is discussed. [36:53]

The power of storytelling and faith is reflected on. [41:46]

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