World

An Argentine Doctor Whose Life Was Changed Utterly by 9/11
Alejandra Ciappa volunteered at Ground Zero. And that has made all the difference.  

alejandra_ciappa_8

Dr. Alejandra Ciappa, two days after 9/11, evacuating people from the buildings in the neighborhood of Ground Zero.

(Alejandra Ciappa)

alejandra_ciappa

Dr. Alejandra Ciappa, as a volunteer rescuer, on Wednesday September 12th, helping to search for survivors.

(Alejandra Ciappa)

Alejandra_Ciappa_2

10 years after 9/11, Alejandra Ciappa holds the "Flag of Honor" --a memorial flag with the name of the almost 2,900 people who died in the Twin Towers.

(Marcelo Lombardi)

Alejandra_Ciappa_3

10 years after 9/11, Alejandra Ciappa holds the "Flag of Honor" --a memorial flag with the name of the almost 2,900 people who died in the Twin Towers.

(Marcelo Lombardi)

Alejandra_Ciappa_6

Alejandra Ciappa and her daughter, Catalina, 5 years old, hold the "Flag of Honor" --a memorial flag with the name of the almost 2,900 people who died in the Twin Towers.

(Marcelo Lombardi)

Alejandra_Ciappa_5

Alejandra Ciappa looks at a pictures of her rescuing people from the surrounding buildings in the days after 9/11. 

(Marcelo Lombardi)

Alejandra_Ciappa_7

Alejandra Ciappa shows pieces of wall of the Twin Towers that she carried with her to Argentina, after the first Anniversary of the terrorist attack.

(Marcelo Lombardi)

Alejandra_Ciappa_1

(Marcelo Lombardi)

Alejandra_Ciappa_4

Alejandra Ciappa in Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires. 

(Marcelo Lombardi)

An Argentine Doctor Whose Life Was Changed Utterly by 9/11

Alejandra Ciappa volunteered at Ground Zero. And that has made all the difference.  

More From Our Sponsors