Never Before Seen Photos Show George Bush Just Moments After 9/11

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It’s difficult to believe that the terrible atrocities that occurred on 9/11 happened almost 15 years ago. Those of us who were alive when the attacks took place remember the tragedies like they were yesterday. The eyes of the world were cast over America when the news broke and its gaze didn’t lift in the days, weeks, months and years that followed.

People demanded answers and the man they thought would provide them was residing in the White House at the time. I am of course referring to George W. Bush.

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Bush’s presidency began and ended in controversy, and will no doubt be talked about well into the future. His time in office took place during one of the most dramatic periods in his country’s history. Arguably, the moments that followed the terrorist attacks, which shook the world all those years ago, were his most defining.

1966-1973, Financial District, New York, New York, USA --- The World Trade Center south tower (L) burst into flames after being struck by hijacked United Airlines Flight 175 as the north tower burns following an earlier attack by a hijacked airliner in New York City September 11, 2001. The stunning aerial assaults on the huge commercial complex where more than 40,000 people worked on an ordinary day were part of a coordinated attack aimed at the nation's financial heart. They destroyed one of America's most dramatic symbols of power and financial strength and left New York reeling. FOURTH OF SEVEN PHOTOGRAPHS REUTERS/Sean Adair --- Image by © Sean Adair/Reuters/CORBIS

Before the pictures on the next page were released, Bush’s reaction to the events that occurred on 9/11 have been hugely satirised – after featuring on Michael Moore’s documentary, Fahrenheit 9/11. But these images show an opposing side to Bush that we have never seen before…

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