SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"They happened to be there on September 11 and they tilted their camera up..."
William Yeingst

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"Mountains--mountain ranges of steel, of aluminum dominated the skyline..."
David Shayt
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Charles, Leslie, Zoe and Dana Falkenberg, who perished on September 11, 200...
This collection of commemorative material includes two cased medallions and a lapel pin...
These two beaded American flag pins were made soon after September 11...
On September 11, New York lawyer Matthew Farley used this BlackBerry wireless communicator to check on...