SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"How did I get these if everything was destroyed during the collapse?"
David Shayt

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"...the response is 'No, go to Shanksville, Pennsylvania.'"
Michelle Delaney
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"...his restaurant was cranking, 24 hours a day, every day of the week with volunteer workers and donated food..."
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On September 11, New York lawyer Matthew Farley used this BlackBerry wireless communicator to check on...
This collection of equipment and personal possessions recovered from the wreckage of the Pentagon includes...
This lithograph of the Twin Towers, printed in red and blue, was distributed to rescue and recovery workers...
This badly damaged American flag was found by a recovery worker in the World Trade Center debris at the...