SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"How did I get these if everything was destroyed during the collapse?"
David Shayt

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"We think of photographs as objects, not just as graphics..."
Michelle Delaney
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"...asked him the big question: Do you still have that squeegee handle?"
David Shayt





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