Josephine Harris

 

 

Age: 69

 

Summary: retired bookkeeper whose story of survival during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks received nationwide attention and was told in the documentary film The Miracle of Stairwell B when she descend 50 floors of stairs in an attempt to escape the building, where she encountered a group of firefighters from Ladder Company 6 following the plane attacks on the World Trade Center.

 

 

Cause of Death: Apparent heart attack

 

Born: 1942

 

Died: January 12, 2011

 

Location: Brooklyn, New York