SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"You started seeing them everywhere, and people were handing them out."
Shelly Foote

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"Airplanes made this happen, so we could not ignore the airplanes..."
David Shayt
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"So many people spoke by phone to each other that day..."
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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...