SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"... stripped off and folded up like wrapping paper during the collapse of the buildings."
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"Airplanes made this happen, so we could not ignore the airplanes..."
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"... a crashing crescendo of sound—smashing steel into these barges..."
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