SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"Mountains--mountain ranges of steel, of aluminum dominated the skyline..."
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"...asked him the big question: Do you still have that squeegee handle?"
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"...his restaurant was cranking, 24 hours a day, every day of the week with volunteer workers and donated food..."
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