- Vincent Laforet takes astounding images of cities from thousands of feet in the air
- He has also won a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of Afghanistan and Pakistan in the aftermath of 9/11
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(CNN)On a crisp January day in 2000, Vincent Laforet climbed the Empire State Building. Not that uncommon an endeavor -- people race up the skyscraper, after all. But then Laforet kept going, all the way to the summit of the needle.