SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"... a crashing crescendo of sound—smashing steel into these barges..."
David Shayt

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"...why did the individual feel it was important to photograph?"
Michelle Delaney
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"Mountains--mountain ranges of steel, of aluminum dominated the skyline..."
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