Six extraordinary people reflect on how their worlds changed

It was on the 84th floor of the south tower. While 9/11 doesn’t haunt Clark to the extent that it does so many others, it lives in his shadow. Read their story.

Brian Clark, 2021 (Photo by Spencer Platt / Getty Images; Wall photo: Spencer Platt / Getty Images)


We are as much a part of the fabric of this community as anyone. But people did not know this. So after 9/11, we opened our doors, ”says Hassan, the then president of the Muslim Mosque in London. Read their story.

David Adeeb Hassan, 2021 (Photography by Carlos Osorio; Wall photo: Carlos Osorio / Reuters)

David Adeeb Hassan, 2021 (Photography by Carlos Osorio; Wall photo: Carlos Osorio / Reuters)


Shirley Brooks-Jones started a student fund in a small town in Newfoundland after she was cared for by a local Lions club, creating lifelong friendships and Broadway. Read their story.

Shirley Brooks-Jones, 2021 (Photograph by Maddie McGarvey; Wall Photograph: Courtesy of the City of Gander)

Shirley Brooks-Jones, 2021 (Photograph by Maddie McGarvey; Wall Photograph: Courtesy of the City of Gander)


For the past two decades, Nobrega has had a unique, occasionally jarring vision of a world in flux. Afghanistan was simply the first stage. Read their story.

Chris Nobrega, 2021 (Johnny CY Lam for Maclean's; Wall photo: Getty Images)

Chris Nobrega, 2021 (Johnny CY Lam for Maclean’s; Wall photo: Getty Images)


When the Taliban fell after 9/11, Afghanistan entered a period of hope. For Essazada, it feels like the Taliban have won again. Read their story.

Hadia Essazada (Photography by Farrah Skeiky; wall photography: Wasim Mirzaie)

Hadia Essazada (Photography by Farrah Skeiky; wall photography: Wasim Mirzaie)


Basnicki sees his father Ken, whom he lost at 16 on September 11, reflected in his life to this day: “Apparently, everything I do is similar to him,” he says. Read their story.

Brennan Basnicki with a photograph of her father, Ken, skiing in the sand (Photo by Lucy Lu).

Brennan Basnicki with a photograph of her father, Ken, skiing in the sand (Photo by Lucy Lu).

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