SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"... stripped off and folded up like wrapping paper during the collapse of the buildings."
David Shayt

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"What we are doing is building a collection for all time here"
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"There is a kind of optimism about human nature that comes through..."
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