SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"... a crashing crescendo of sound—smashing steel into these barges..."
David Shayt

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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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"This was really a process of negotiation..."
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