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

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"...people were coming in from Japan to see that site and to leave offerings at the location..."
Peter Liebhold
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"...she was there directing people to the restaurant when the plane hit..."
David Shayt





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This piece of coiled reinforcement bar from a concrete building column was recovered from the wreckage...
This uniform (skirt, jacket, and lapel pin) was worn by Beatriz Susana Genoves, a greeter for the Windows...
This poster depicting parts of an airliner’s flight recorder was produced to help law enforcement officers...
This simple red, white, and blue ribbon pin was made by Annette Harris of Virginia Beach, Virginia, after...