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"...his I.D. got him very close to the building right after the crash..."
Michelle Delaney

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" will be years before all of the artifacts that are important to this collection will be in the museum."
Peter Liebhold
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"It was fall, people were wearing coats, so anybody could wear a tie tack..."
Shelly Foote

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This material from Jerry Henson, Pentagon survivor, includes his tie, trousers, and ID badge....
This mass of fused coins was recovered from the debris of the World Trade Center...
Three identification cards belonging to Dr. Paul Wesley Ambrose, they were recovered with his remains...
Pentagon firefighter Mark Skipper wore this bunker gear (firefighting jacket and pants) and casual shirt...