SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...the broader question of terrorism at the World Trade Center."
David Shayt

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"...this was their thank-you to the museum."
Shelly Foote
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"... it was a ball of metal about the size of a basketball..."
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This craft necklace with its four pendants—a graphic of the American flag, a graphic of the Statue of...
This doll caricature of a female firefighter was recovered from the rubble of the World Trade Center...
Maria Cecilia Benavente, an employee of Aon Risk Services, Inc., wore this clothing as she evacuated...
This material from Jerry Henson, Pentagon survivor, includes his tie, trousers, and ID badge....