SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"... I felt as if I was on Antarctica, at an Antarctic base of some kind."
David Shayt

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"This was really a process of negotiation..."
William Yeingst
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"How did I get these if everything was destroyed during the collapse?"
David Shayt





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