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





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