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I made the decision then to grab my daughter and get the hell out of the building. I was later criticized and applauded for making such a decision. We ran down a flight of stairs and left through a south side exit. We immediately witnessed pretty rough stuff. A partial body of a young man was no more than 50 feet from us (some 100 ft. from the tower). There were other bodies but a lot closer to the building. I learned later that when the fuel tanks exploded on crashing into the 92nd floor, most people on that floor were completely blown out of the building some 75-100 feet out before they descended down to the ground.


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