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"...the response is 'No, go to Shanksville, Pennsylvania.'"
Michelle Delaney

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"What began as just a small name tag led us to this incredible rescue story..."
William Yeingst
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"We sat down as a staff, almost like a family around the kitchen table..."
Peter Liebhold





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