Forty-Five Years Ago This Morning

Philippe Petit WTC first step

Philippe Petit WTC tower

Philippe Petit WTC profile

Philippe Petit hardly imagined that terrorists would destroy the buildings twenty-seven years later.

He had also walked between the towers of Notre Dame, in 1971…

Petit Notre Dame

He hardly imagined that the cathedral would burn 48 years later.

It’s a sin recklessly to risk life and limb. But Petit seems to have known what he was doing.

And trusted Providence.