SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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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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"...it will be years before all of the artifacts that are important to this collection will be in the museum."
Peter Liebhold
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"...why did the individual feel it was important to photograph?"
Michelle Delaney





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