SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...his restaurant was cranking, 24 hours a day, every day of the week with volunteer workers and donated food..."
David Shayt

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"...as they become history rather than current event, we will be able to let the collections grow..."
Peter Liebhold
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"...when September 11 happened she knew what she had to do to create this book."
Helena Wright





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