BOATLIFT, An untold story of 9/11 resilience

For those who may not have seen it, BOATLIFT is an outstanding story of resilience in the face of disaster. Narrated by Tom Hanks, this award-winning video tells the story of the countless boats who evacuated Lower Manhattan on 9/11 when there was no other way off the island. “The great boatlift of 9/11 became the largest sea evacuation in history, larger than the evacuation of Dunkirk in WWII where 339,000 British and French soldiers were rescued over the course of nine days. On 9/11, nearly 500,000 civilians were rescued from Manhattan by boat. It took less than nine hours.”