SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"It was fall, people were wearing coats, so anybody could wear a tie tack..."
Shelly Foote

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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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"How did I get these if everything was destroyed during the collapse?"
David Shayt





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This wallet complete with its contents was found in the debris pile of the World Trade Center....
On September 11, New York lawyer Matthew Farley used this BlackBerry wireless communicator to check on...
These two T-shirts are examples of commemorative clothing sold on the streets of New York directly after...
This beeper belonged to Goumatie Thackurdeen, an employee at Fiduciary Trust Corp, which was housed in...