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Yesterday, September 10, was a dark and stormy day in New York City. But where there's rain, there are often rainbows. And no city could use a rainbow more than the Big Apple around the anniversary of the horrific attack on the World Trade Center.
Luckily, a breathtaking one appeared out of the site of the tragedy, and Twitter user Ben Sturner, a founder of a sports and entertainment agency and an amateur photographer, captured its beauty in photos that are giving hope to people in New York and beyond.
Amazing NYC Rainbow today. Originating from #worldtradecenter the day before #911 pic.twitter.com/TophkKhqbr— Ben Sturner (@leverageagency) September 10, 2015
Amazing NYC Rainbow today. Originating from #worldtradecenter the day before #911 pic.twitter.com/TophkKhqbr
After sharing the moving images on Twitter, other users started retweeting with the hashtag, #magicalrainbow, along with notes about how the natural phenomenon has inspired them. "Was struggling to find a fitting tribute when I saw this #magicalrainbow," said Twitter user @SSYP. "The fact a rainbow emerged from the WTC on the day before 9/11 is truly amazing," said another, @Saijithesh.
#magicalrainbow few more photos I took of the Rainbow originating from World Trade Center the day before 9-11 pic.twitter.com/REtmljuYBz— Ben Sturner (@leverageagency) September 10, 2015
#magicalrainbow few more photos I took of the Rainbow originating from World Trade Center the day before 9-11 pic.twitter.com/REtmljuYBz
We hope this beautiful sight lends comfort on this difficult day.