SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...they would gently clean the material..."
Jennifer Locke Jones

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"...when September 11 happened she knew what she had to do to create this book."
Helena Wright
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"...we're much more comfortable collecting artifacts that are clearly historical..."
Peter Liebhold





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