SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...not the sort of thing we would collect unless it had some extraordinary, iridescent story."
David Shayt

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"...the response is 'No, go to Shanksville, Pennsylvania.'"
Michelle Delaney
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"And then I started noticing the safety pin jewelry."
Shelly Foote





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