Pic of the day: World Trade Center reborn

Iron workers hoist the final section of a spire atop One World Trade Center

Published May 2, 2013 9:29PM (EDT)

     (Reuters/Gary Hershorn)
(Reuters/Gary Hershorn)

The New York City skyline has just gotten a little taller and a lot more patriotic. On Thursday Iron workers raised the final section of One World Trade Center's spire, which features an oversized American flag hanging from its base. Standing 104 stories and a symbolic 1776 feet, the building is the tallest in the Western Hemisphere.

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