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The Survivor Tree

An unassuming small pear tree has a mighty name

People walk past the Survivor Tree at the World Trade Center in New York.  For Prime Time Focus.

Almost destroyed, the little pear tree has now become a symbol of renewal and hope. — Photo by Wang Lei/ZUMA Press/Newscom

Pulled from the broken rubble of the Twin Towers, the little pear tree was almost destroyed. But now it blooms again and has become a symbol of renewal and hope. Alyne Ellis has the details.

See also: 9/11: A day to remember, honor, serve.

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