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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"...we're much more comfortable collecting artifacts that are clearly historical..."
Peter Liebhold
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"It was fall, people were wearing coats, so anybody could wear a tie tack..."
Shelly Foote





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