SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...this was their thank-you to the museum."
Shelly Foote

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"The Smithsonian now has a fire truck door from the New York Fire Department..."
David Shayt
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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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