SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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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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"Objects are witness to the fact that something did exist in the past"
Helena Wright
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"...suggested endurance of our nation..."
Marc Pachter





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