SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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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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"Airplanes made this happen, so we could not ignore the airplanes..."
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"...suggested endurance of our nation..."
Marc Pachter





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