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"...there were really no large objects recovered..."
William Yeingst

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"...not the sort of thing we would collect unless it had some extraordinary, iridescent story."
David Shayt
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"Collecting for September 11 has probably been the most important thing I've done..."
Michelle Delaney

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This mass of fused coins was recovered from the debris of the World Trade Center...
FDNY Battalion Chief Joseph Pfeifer wore this clothing and bunker gear on September 11. ...
This cloth napkin came from Wild Blue, a steakhouse located in the North Tower of the World Trade Center...
These geographic information system (GIS) maps are part of a computerized project mapping the city’s...