Twinkling tribute to the Twin Towers: World Trade Center rises in poignant pillars of light as New York makes final preparations for 9/11 anniversary
Last updated at 3:49 PM on 8th September 2011
Shooting high into the night, the Twin Towers rise above New York again as sparkling pillars of light.
The Tribute in Light has graced the Manhattan skyline on a number of occasions. But as tests were carried out ahead of the tenth anniversary of 9/11, their reappearance is particularly poignant.
A team of lighting specialists have been working around the clock to ensure the art installation is ready for Sunday, when it will be switched on from dusk until dawn.
Last night the group of 30 electricians, stage hands and technicians pushed on with calibrating the 88 bulbs that will be projected upwards from Ground Zero in memory of those killed in the attacks.
It is one of a host of events in memory of the 2,753 who died on the site of the
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Remembrance: The World Trade Center to those killed in the9/11 terror attacks
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