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Forgotten Story of 9/11: World's Biggest Boatlift

Documentary recounts rescue of 500K by water

(Newser) - A 12-minute documentary tells a remarkable but overlooked story from 9/11—the evacuation by water of an estimated 500,000 New Yorkers, reports the Washington Post . The film, Boatlift, recounts how panicked residents made their way to the waterfront in Lower Manhattan and boarded a flotilla of ferryboats, Coast Guard...

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