SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"It was fall, people were wearing coats, so anybody could wear a tie tack..."
Shelly Foote

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"...this was their thank-you to the museum."
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"...asked him the big question: Do you still have that squeegee handle?"
David Shayt





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