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Dust-covered woman from striking 9/11 photo passes away at 42

By PA Reporter

Published 27/08/2015

Marcy Borders is covered in dust as she takes refuge in an office building during the 9/11
attacks in New York
Marcy Borders is covered in dust as she takes refuge in an office building during the 9/11 attacks in New York

A New Jersey woman shown covered in dust in a startling photo taken after the 2001 terrorist attacks in New York city has died.

Marcy Borders died on Monday after a battle with stomach cancer, her daughter Noelle Borders revealed. The 42-year-old was inside one of the Twin Towers in the 9/11 attack.

She told how as the north tower crumbled before her eyes, a stranger pulled her into a building lobby, out of harm's way.

The striking image of her was captured by Stan Honda.

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