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(documentary) "The Falling Man" - 9/11 victim identified: James Briley (2006)

"A few days after the falling man picture was published, Peter Cheney a journalist from the Globe and Mail was asked to attempt to identify him. He had the image enhanced and immediately saw that the man was black or hispanic with a goatee and a waiter's jacket. Cheney thought that he might have jumped from Windows on the World restaurant which was crowded with over 150 guests and staff at the time of the attack.

He began to look for one man among the thousands who were missing that day. It seemed hopeless but late one night Cheney saw a photo near Times Square of a missing man in a white jacket; Norberto Hernandez, a pastry chef. His sister, Milangros had seen the photo and thought it might be of her brother.

Cheney went to the funeral but the family refused to speak to him or look at the picture. Deeply religious they could not face the thought that their husband and father had

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Added: Feb-25-2009 
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Tags: james briley, the falling man, falling man, 9/11 attacks, 911 attacks, september 11, lasrever, danielmountain
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