09 Sep '11, 12pm

Woman from iconic 9/11 photo overcomes decade of hardship | The Upshot - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

Woman from iconic 9/11 photo overcomes decade of hardship | The Upshot - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

(Photo: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images) The attacks on 9/11 changed the lives of billions -- and few more so than Marcy Borders. Soon after the World Trade Center attacks, Borders was photographed covered in dust and ash from the fallout. The photo, taken by Stan Honda of AFP, was one of the iconic images from that terrible day. Borders has been through a lot in the 10 years since. There have been problems with depression and substance abuse, as well as lingering nightmares about Sept. 11. She recently spoke with the New York Post about her life's ups and downs over the past decade. On Sept. 11, 2001, Borders had been working at her new bank job for just a month. The planes hit the World Trade Center, and a panicked Borders left her desk on the 81st floor of the north tower to go out into the street to see what was happening. Just as she got to the street, the south tower fel...

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