SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...the response is 'No, go to Shanksville, Pennsylvania.'"
Michelle Delaney

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"...asked him the big question: Do you still have that squeegee handle?"
David Shayt
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"...The whole back of the fire truck had melted."
William Yeingst





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