SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...she was there directing people to the restaurant when the plane hit..."
David Shayt

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"...his restaurant was cranking, 24 hours a day, every day of the week with volunteer workers and donated food..."
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"...people were coming in from Japan to see that site and to leave offerings at the location..."
Peter Liebhold





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