SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"I have an almost visceral reaction to this."
Helena Wright

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"...there were really no large objects recovered..."
William Yeingst
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"...when September 11 happened she knew what she had to do to create this book."
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This beeper belonged to Goumatie Thackurdeen, an employee at Fiduciary Trust Corp, which was housed in...
This doll caricature of a female firefighter was recovered from the rubble of the World Trade Center...
This damaged structural bracket from the World Trade Center was recovered from the debris pile...
This American flag was signed by the flight crew on Flight 81 (formerly Flight 93) on September 11, 2002...