SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"What began as just a small name tag led us to this incredible rescue story..."
William Yeingst

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"... I felt as if I was on Antarctica, at an Antarctic base of some kind."
David Shayt
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"...there were really no large objects recovered..."
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This collection of two fine art engravings reflects one artist's emotional response to the events of...
This collection of twenty-eight photographs, taken by amateur photographer Doug Potoksky, documents the...
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