SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"We walked into this room which was essentially a warehouse of material..."
Jennifer Locke Jones

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"... a crashing crescendo of sound—smashing steel into these barges..."
David Shayt
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"Collecting for September 11 has probably been the most important thing I've done..."
Michelle Delaney





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Three identification cards belonging to Dr. Paul Wesley Ambrose, they were recovered with his remains...
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Pentagon firefighter Mark Skipper wore this bunker gear (firefighting jacket and pants) and casual shirt...