SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"You started seeing them everywhere, and people were handing them out."
Shelly Foote

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"It was fall, people were wearing coats, so anybody could wear a tie tack..."
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"What began as just a small name tag led us to this incredible rescue story..."
William Yeingst





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This American flag was signed by the flight crew on Flight 81 (formerly Flight 93) on September 11, 2002...
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This damaged floor marker, labeled “Stairwell C, Floor 102,” was recovered from the debris of the World...