SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"... stripped off and folded up like wrapping paper during the collapse of the buildings."
David Shayt

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"Mountains--mountain ranges of steel, of aluminum dominated the skyline..."
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"...think about who we are and what our nation stands for."
Jim Gardner





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