SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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

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"We walked into this room which was essentially a warehouse of material..."
Jennifer Locke Jones
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"They happened to be there on September 11 and they tilted their camera up..."
William Yeingst





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This mass of fused coins was recovered from the debris of the World Trade Center...
Three identification cards belonging to Dr. Paul Wesley Ambrose, they were recovered with his remains...
Pentagon firefighter Mark Skipper wore this bunker gear (firefighting jacket and pants) and casual shirt...
This piece of coiled reinforcement bar from a concrete building column was recovered from the wreckage...