SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...but the honor they were giving to the people, the work they were doing, is represented by these hand tools."
David Shayt

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"...The whole back of the fire truck had melted."
William Yeingst
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"...we're very interested in the kinds of everyday stuff that Americans have used..."
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