SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...when September 11 happened she knew what she had to do to create this book."
Helena Wright

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"It was fall, people were wearing coats, so anybody could wear a tie tack..."
Shelly Foote
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"...We have convinced her that these shoes would be welcome here at the museum... "
David Shayt





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