SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"... stripped off and folded up like wrapping paper during the collapse of the buildings."
David Shayt

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"...this was their thank-you to the museum."
Shelly Foote
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"Objects are witness to the fact that something did exist in the past"
Helena Wright





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This collection of ten color photographs taken by Christophe Agou documents the World Trade Center site...
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