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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"...suggested endurance of our nation..."
Marc Pachter
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"... a crashing crescendo of sound—smashing steel into these barges..."
David Shayt





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