SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"And then I started noticing the safety pin jewelry."
Shelly Foote

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"There is a kind of optimism about human nature that comes through..."
Helena Wright
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"... stripped off and folded up like wrapping paper during the collapse of the buildings."
David Shayt





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