SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"You started seeing them everywhere, and people were handing them out."
Shelly Foote

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"We sat down as a staff, almost like a family around the kitchen table..."
Peter Liebhold
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"How did I get these if everything was destroyed during the collapse?"
David Shayt





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This collection of World Trade Center tourist souvenirs was recovered from the debris of the World Trade...
This tie tack, in the shape of a pentagon with an image of the World Trade Center, was manufactured by...
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