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Last Pieces of 1 World Trade Center are Rising

Posted at: 04/29/2013 10:15 AM

NEW YORK (AP) - The last pieces of One World Trade Center's spire will be hoisted onto the roof today, weather permitting.

Then at a later date those pieces and a steel beacon will cap the building at 1,776 feet, becoming the highest in the Western Hemisphere.

The 104-floor skyscraper replaces the twin towers destroyed on Sept. 11, 2001.

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