SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"... stripped off and folded up like wrapping paper during the collapse of the buildings."
David Shayt

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"...you kind of have to set that aside and think of it as a curator..."
Shelly Foote
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"... it was a ball of metal about the size of a basketball..."
David Shayt





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