SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"... I felt as if I was on Antarctica, at an Antarctic base of some kind."
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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"...people were coming in from Japan to see that site and to leave offerings at the location..."
Peter Liebhold





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