SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"... I felt as if I was on Antarctica, at an Antarctic base of some kind."
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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"...but the honor they were giving to the people, the work they were doing, is represented by these hand tools."
David Shayt





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