SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...there were really no large objects recovered..."
William Yeingst

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"...his restaurant was cranking, 24 hours a day, every day of the week with volunteer workers and donated food..."
David Shayt
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"...the response is 'No, go to Shanksville, Pennsylvania.'"
Michelle Delaney





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These two beaded American flag pins were made soon after September 11...
These seven airplane fragments were recovered from the World Trade Center debris pile...
Maria Cecilia Benavente, an employee of Aon Risk Services, Inc., wore this clothing as she evacuated...
This collection of ten color photographs taken by Christophe Agou documents the World Trade Center site...