The Falling Man is perhaps the most controversial picture to be released in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks. Taken by photographer Richard Drew, the haunting picture depicts a man dressed in a white shirt and black pants who has chosen to plunge to his death from over a thousand feet above the ground rather than burn alive.
Who exactly is The Falling Man?
And why was his picture swept under the rug in an act of self-censorship, so that those of rescue-workers and heroism could be glorified instead?
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