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"...there were really no large objects recovered..."
William Yeingst

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"... a crashing crescendo of sound—smashing steel into these barges..."
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This rake, pitchfork, detective’s windbreaker, and sign were used at the Staten Island recovery site,...
This collection of steel from the World Trade Center includes a heavily damaged column assembly from...
This collection of material documents one family’s search for a missing relative...
This wallet complete with its contents was found in the debris pile of the World Trade Center....