Watch: GoPro video of World Trade Center spire being put in place

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If you are prone to vertigo, don't watch. If you aren't prone to vertigo, this may give it to you.

This point-of-view video shows the spire being hoisted atop the new One World Trade Center tower last week, capping the building at 1,776 feet.

Skip to the 7:20 point or so to see the moment it reaches the top - and the four iron workers all the way up there charged with fitting it in place.

Here's another edit that shows the moments it reaches the end of the line:

Here'e the conventional view of the lifting:

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