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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"...this was their thank-you to the museum."
Shelly Foote
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"...she was there directing people to the restaurant when the plane hit..."
David Shayt





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