SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"So many people spoke by phone to each other that day..."
David Shayt

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"And then I started noticing the safety pin jewelry."
Shelly Foote
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"Airplanes made this happen, so we could not ignore the airplanes..."
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