SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"There is a kind of optimism about human nature that comes through..."
Helena Wright

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"...they would gently clean the material..."
Jennifer Locke Jones
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"...We have convinced her that these shoes would be welcome here at the museum... "
David Shayt





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