Twin Towers high-wire walk re-enacted on LI

On Aug. 7, 1974, French aerialist Philippe Petit walked on a high wire between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. To mark the 40th anniversary of that daring feat, he walked the same distance at Longhouse Reserve in East Hampton on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. (Credit: Newsday / Amy Onorato)

advertisement | advertise on newsday

More in Long Island