SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"They happened to be there on September 11 and they tilted their camera up..."
William Yeingst

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"...We have convinced her that these shoes would be welcome here at the museum... "
David Shayt
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"...think about who we are and what our nation stands for."
Jim Gardner





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