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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"Collecting for September 11 has probably been the most important thing I've done..."
Michelle Delaney
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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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This collection of material documents the memorial Concert for America held in Washington, DC on September...
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