SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...people were coming in from Japan to see that site and to leave offerings at the location..."
Peter Liebhold

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". . .we spent many many hours networking with individuals in various agencies to complete our job."
William Yeingst
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"...suggested endurance of our nation..."
Marc Pachter





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This damaged structural bracket from the World Trade Center was recovered from the debris pile...
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