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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"There is a kind of optimism about human nature that comes through..."
Helena Wright
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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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This material from Jerry Henson, Pentagon survivor, includes his tie, trousers, and ID badge....