SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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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."
Helena Wright
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"This was really a process of negotiation..."
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The Personal Alert Safety System (PASS) alarm was part of a Scott Pak breathing apparatus that was used...
This wallet belonged to Jan Maciejewski, a Polish immigrant who was a waiter at Windows on the World,...
This briefcase recovered from the World Trade Center wreckage belonged to Lisa Lefler, an Aon Risk Services...
Charles, Leslie, Zoe and Dana Falkenberg, who perished on September 11, 200...