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BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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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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"So many people spoke by phone to each other that day..."
David Shayt
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"We sat down as a staff, almost like a family around the kitchen table..."
Peter Liebhold





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This mass of fused coins was recovered from the debris of the World Trade Center...
These banners, made by school children in Kansas and Alaska, were sent to New York to express support...
This brochure, titled “Dear Fellow Rider,” was distributed by the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority...
This tool belt with tools, hard hat, face shield, respirator, cutting torch, leathers, boots, gloves,...