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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"This was really a process of negotiation..."
William Yeingst
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"...We have convinced her that these shoes would be welcome here at the museum... "
David Shayt





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