SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...The whole back of the fire truck had melted."
William Yeingst

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"... it was a ball of metal about the size of a basketball..."
David Shayt
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"...we have had unusual cooperation"
Jim Gardner





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