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"How did I get these if everything was destroyed during the collapse?"
David Shayt

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"...he used his deep baritone voice to call out 'Follow my voice.'"
William Yeingst
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" kind of have to set that aside and think of it as a curator..."
Shelly Foote

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Michelle Guyton, an artist and poet from Mobile, Alabama, created this interpretive scrapbook reflecting...
This cloth napkin came from Wild Blue, a steakhouse located in the North Tower of the World Trade Center...
This collection of New York Fire Department (FDNY) equipment recovered from the debris of the World Trade...
Fire wardens in the World Trade Center were issued special hats to make them easily identified in an...