Rainbow Shines Over WTC Day Before 9/11 Anniversary

Image: A rainbow is seen over lower Manhattan on Sept. 10, 2015.
A rainbow is seen over lower Manhattan on Sept. 10, 2015.Ben Sturner

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On the day before the Sept. 11 anniversary, Ben Sturner stepped onto his balcony to see a rainbow emerging from the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan. From his apartment in Long Island City, Queens, Sturner had a clear view of the phenomenon.

As the nation prepared to mark the fourteenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks, the photo quickly inspired many across social media.

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