SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"How did I get these if everything was destroyed during the collapse?"
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"...not the sort of thing we would collect unless it had some extraordinary, iridescent story."
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"So many people spoke by phone to each other that day..."
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