SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"Airplanes made this happen, so we could not ignore the airplanes..."
David Shayt

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"Now the challenge is to find the larger context that this all fits in..."
William Yeingst
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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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This beeper belonged to Goumatie Thackurdeen, an employee at Fiduciary Trust Corp, which was housed in...
These cards and letters were sent to rescue workers, fire departments, and police officers offering thanks...
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These two beaded American flag pins were made soon after September 11...