SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...this was their thank-you to the museum."
Shelly Foote

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"You started seeing them everywhere, and people were handing them out."
Shelly Foote
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"Airplanes made this happen, so we could not ignore the airplanes..."
David Shayt





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