SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"So many people spoke by phone to each other that day..."
David Shayt

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"...objects that were there. . .witnesses to this larger event in American history."
William Yeingst
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"...his I.D. got him very close to the building right after the crash..."
Michelle Delaney





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