SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...he used his deep baritone voice to call out 'Follow my voice.'"
William Yeingst

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"...we're much more comfortable collecting artifacts that are clearly historical..."
Peter Liebhold
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"...asked him the big question: Do you still have that squeegee handle?"
David Shayt





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