SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...asked him the big question: Do you still have that squeegee handle?"
David Shayt

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"...she was there directing people to the restaurant when the plane hit..."
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"John Labriola, an amateur photographer carrying a Nikon digital camera on his way to work on September 11..."
Michelle Delaney





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