SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"How did I get these if everything was destroyed during the collapse?"
David Shayt

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"...The whole back of the fire truck had melted."
William Yeingst
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"...I called the unit, and the man who answered became our donor..."
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Michelle Guyton, an artist and poet from Mobile, Alabama, created this interpretive scrapbook reflecting...
This directional flyer, handed out by tollbooth operators at the Somerset exit on the Pennsylvania Turnpike,...
FDNY Battalion Chief Joseph Pfeifer wore this clothing and bunker gear on September 11. ...
New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani used this cell phone on September 11, 2001...