SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...I called the unit, and the man who answered became our donor..."
David Shayt

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"...We have convinced her that these shoes would be welcome here at the museum... "
David Shayt
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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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