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"And then I started noticing the safety pin jewelry."
Shelly Foote

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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 Smithsonian now has a fire truck door from the New York Fire Department..."
David Shayt

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This M&M dispenser, soot-covered calendar, and desk copy of the U.S. Army code were recovered from the...
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