SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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

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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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"...you kind of have to set that aside and think of it as a curator..."
Shelly Foote





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