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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"I have an almost visceral reaction to this."
Helena Wright





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Three identification cards belonging to Dr. Paul Wesley Ambrose, they were recovered with his remains...
This collection of World Trade Center tourist souvenirs was recovered from the debris of the World Trade...
New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani used this cell phone on September 11, 2001...
This purse belonged to Lorraine Lee, who worked as an administrative assistant at Aon Risk Services,...