Downfall - 3000 vs 30,000

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Chapter 10

10:28am, World Trade Center Plaza

The North Tower plummets in the witness of millions of people around the world & bystanders nearby the crime scene. Hundreds of bright lights emerge from the huge smoke eruption. The lights are so bright & light, yet are not noticed by anyone. They carry other lights & ascend together. They don't stop appearing from the bottom that's covered by billows of smoke. One by one, in the company of smaller bright lights, they keep ascending from one of the most brutal acts of terrorism in contemporary times. After a while, the last few from below, numbering in about a dozen, lift from the site, that will later be called Ground Zero, and ascend with their individual companions, peacefully in wave-like motion, all the way up to Heaven.

Round about 30,000 children, less than 5 years old, die by the end of the day, around the globe due to poverty & starvation. Most of the deaths occur in Sub-Saharan Africa & South Asia. Their lights join the Heavens as well.

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