9/11, minute by minute: Chaos and 1 man's escape

Saturday, September 10, 2011 | 5:20 p.m. CDT; updated 3:07 p.m. CDT, Sunday, September 11, 2011

NEW YORK — Close your eyes and picture Sept. 11. The memories are cauterized, familiar forever. The second plane banks and slides in, the fireball blooms, the towers peel away as if unzipped from the top.