SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"We walked into this room which was essentially a warehouse of material..."
Jennifer Locke Jones

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"...there were really no large objects recovered..."
William Yeingst
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"...we're much more comfortable collecting artifacts that are clearly historical..."
Peter Liebhold





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