SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"I have an almost visceral reaction to this."
Helena Wright

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"...this was their thank-you to the museum."
Shelly Foote
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"...you kind of have to set that aside and think of it as a curator..."
Shelly Foote





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