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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"What began as just a small name tag led us to this incredible rescue story..."
William Yeingst
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"...there were really no large objects recovered..."
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Three identification cards belonging to Dr. Paul Wesley Ambrose, they were recovered with his remains...
Pentagon firefighter Mark Skipper wore this bunker gear (firefighting jacket and pants) and casual shirt...
This fused clump of presentation coins and a fire-scarred medallion were recovered from the damaged offices...
This name tag was worn by Captain Kathy Mazza, as she led rescue efforts on September 11, 2001...