SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"It was fall, people were wearing coats, so anybody could wear a tie tack..."
Shelly Foote

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"There is a kind of optimism about human nature that comes through..."
Helena Wright
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"... a crashing crescendo of sound—smashing steel into these barges..."
David Shayt





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