SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"... stripped off and folded up like wrapping paper during the collapse of the buildings."
David Shayt

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"We walked into this room which was essentially a warehouse of material..."
Jennifer Locke Jones
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"...we have had unusual cooperation"
Jim Gardner





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