SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...not the sort of thing we would collect unless it had some extraordinary, iridescent story."
David Shayt

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"And then I started noticing the safety pin jewelry."
Shelly Foote
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"Collecting for September 11 has probably been the most important thing I've done..."
Michelle Delaney





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This Pentagon corridor map hung on the second floor of the innermost A ring, close to where the hijacked...
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