SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...there were really no large objects recovered..."
William Yeingst

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"And then I started noticing the safety pin jewelry."
Shelly Foote
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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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This purse belonged to Lorraine Lee, who worked as an administrative assistant at Aon Risk Services,...
FDNY Battalion Chief Joseph Pfeifer wore this clothing and bunker gear on September 11. ...
This hard hat was worn by an iron worker from Chicago, Illinois, who came to New York to help clear the...
This Skilcraft electric wall clock, which hung in the Pentagon helipad fire station, was knocked to the...