SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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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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"...the response is 'No, go to Shanksville, Pennsylvania.'"
Michelle Delaney
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"So many people spoke by phone to each other that day..."
David Shayt





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This windbreaker was worn by New York City mayor Rudolph Giuliani during the events and aftermath of...
This elevator emergency-instruction plate and four elevator frame floor markers were recovered from the...
This wallet belonged to Jan Maciejewski, a Polish immigrant who was a waiter at Windows on the World,...
This Massachusetts driver’s license and American Airlines credit card belonged to Judith “Judy” Larocque....