SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...this was their thank-you to the museum."
Shelly Foote

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"... stripped off and folded up like wrapping paper during the collapse of the buildings."
David Shayt
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". . .we spent many many hours networking with individuals in various agencies to complete our job."
William Yeingst





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