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October 30, 2012

Sandy and 9/11

Sandy and 9:11

One the greatest ironies of the disasterous storm that hit NY last night was this flooding of the Ground Zero construction site. John Minchillo’s photo is a visceral reminder that NYC, with all its power, is not immune to attacks either natural or man-made — and that traumas, at least emotionally, will and do seep into each other.

(photo: John Minchillo/AP caption: Sea water floods the Ground Zero construction site on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in New York.)

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