On the anniversary of 9/11 there has been lots of moving photo essays of that eventful day 12 years ago.  As a photographer it is not hard to be moved by some of the amazing photographs and the stories behind them.  Many of the photographs are of the horrific events of that day, but one of the most moving stories was much more personal.  It was told by well-known photographer Joe McNally, pictured below and it was about the effects his powerful portrait had on its subject and how it helped him heal.

It’s worth a read, the story is here.