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…But artistic credit isn’t the only rarity about this cover. It also marks only the third time since 1927 that our signature red border has been absent from a TIME cover, the first example being the original 9/11 cover’s black border and the second, 2008’s green-rimmed environment special. “We didn’t feel like black was the right color,” Pine said about the decision for another non-red border, ten years on. “But we wanted to borrow from that, and silver seemed to hit the right note.” 


Cantor Fitzgerald rises from the ashes: A decade later, the Wall Street firm that was nearly wiped out in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks has come back stronger than ever.

Its early survival is due in no small part to the kindness of strangers. Technology firm Cisco Systems Inc. sent a dozen 18-wheelers full of routers, cables and other hardware to Cantor’s office in New Jersey.

Microsoft Corp. flew out some 50 employees to help Cantor break into the password-protected computer accounts of all the workers who were gone.

Photo: Cantor Fitzgerald, which lost 658 employees in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, has recovered strongly and is busier than ever. Its New York employees include, from right, George Smith, Aaron Read, Kiran Manda and Craig Bishko. Credit: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

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