SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...We have convinced her that these shoes would be welcome here at the museum... "
David Shayt

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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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"Objects are witness to the fact that something did exist in the past"
Helena Wright





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