SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...this was their thank-you to the museum."
Shelly Foote

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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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"...not the sort of thing we would collect unless it had some extraordinary, iridescent story."
David Shayt





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