SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...but the honor they were giving to the people, the work they were doing, is represented by these hand tools."
David Shayt

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"It was fall, people were wearing coats, so anybody could wear a tie tack..."
Shelly Foote
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"...why did the individual feel it was important to photograph?"
Michelle Delaney





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