SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...she was there directing people to the restaurant when the plane hit..."
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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"...think about who we are and what our nation stands for."
Jim Gardner





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