SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"... stripped off and folded up like wrapping paper during the collapse of the buildings."
David Shayt

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"...we're very interested in the kinds of everyday stuff that Americans have used..."
William Yeingst
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"How did I get these if everything was destroyed during the collapse?"
David Shayt





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