SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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

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"How did I get these if everything was destroyed during the collapse?"
David Shayt
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". . .we spent many many hours networking with individuals in various agencies to complete our job."
William Yeingst





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