"Man on Wire" remembers twin towers


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On Wednesday, August 7, 1974, French tightrope walker Philippe Petit accomplished the amazing feat of crossing a cable stretched between New York’s World Trade Center towers. His spectacular stunt was documented in the 2008 Academy Award winning film, "Man on Wire". Ten years after the towers came down in the Sept. 11 attacks, Petit still treasures the memory of his 1974 adventure as, "an intimate, romantic, poetic, joyful feeling that will continue...for the rest of my life."

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