SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...people were coming in from Japan to see that site and to leave offerings at the location..."
Peter Liebhold

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"...the immediacy of this situation is quite unusual."
Helena Wright
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"I see our collections like a tree or like a big bush"
David Shayt





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