SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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

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"...they would gently clean the material..."
Jennifer Locke Jones
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"There is a kind of optimism about human nature that comes through..."
Helena Wright





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This briefcase recovered from the World Trade Center wreckage belonged to Lisa Lefler, an Aon Risk Services...
These ID badges belonged to Comdr. Patrick Dunn, a victim of terrorist attack on the Pentagon...
These geographic information system (GIS) maps are part of a computerized project mapping the city’s...
Three identification cards belonging to Dr. Paul Wesley Ambrose, they were recovered with his remains...