SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"What began as just a small name tag led us to this incredible rescue story..."
William Yeingst

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"The Smithsonian now has a fire truck door from the New York Fire Department..."
David Shayt
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"...as they become history rather than current event, we will be able to let the collections grow..."
Peter Liebhold





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