SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...people were coming in from Japan to see that site and to leave offerings at the location..."
Peter Liebhold

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"...We have convinced her that these shoes would be welcome here at the museum... "
David Shayt
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"... stripped off and folded up like wrapping paper during the collapse of the buildings."
David Shayt





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This craft necklace with its four pendants—a graphic of the American flag, a graphic of the Statue of...
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