SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"Mountains--mountain ranges of steel, of aluminum dominated the skyline..."
David Shayt

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"...this was their thank-you to the museum."
Shelly Foote
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"...he used his deep baritone voice to call out 'Follow my voice.'"
William Yeingst





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