SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...he used his deep baritone voice to call out 'Follow my voice.'"
William Yeingst

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"Preservation for posterity, whose uses we can't even, or ought to imagine"
David Shayt
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"It was fall, people were wearing coats, so anybody could wear a tie tack..."
Shelly Foote





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