This is clearly a case of pareidolia where we recognize a face in the twisted metal.
From the right angle, construction workers at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum at New York’s ground zero can make out a sad-looking face that’s been dubbed the “Angel of 9/11,” seemingly emerging from the twisted steel of a girder that was hit by the first hijacked plane. The facelike feature is the result of natural corrosion plus a trick of the eye — but that shouldn’t make the angel any less inspiring.
The angel’s dark eyes, nose and open mouth stem from a combination of factors, starting with the way the steel was twisted when American Airlines Flight 11 slammed into it on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
This post describes how and why we see a face here. My vision is not so pleasant as it looks like a face in agony. But, people truly wish for comfort and meaning in this symbolism. As I said in a previous post, the Ground Zero site will forever be haunted.
But ultimately, I get why this occurs, it doesn’t mean I have to attribute supernatural meaning to it.
Tip: Joy Harris