SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"So many people spoke by phone to each other that day..."
David Shayt

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"We think of photographs as objects, not just as graphics..."
Michelle Delaney
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". . .we spent many many hours networking with individuals in various agencies to complete our job."
William Yeingst





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On September 11, Bob Boyle, who worked near the World Trade Center, used this cell phone to contact family...
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