SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"The Smithsonian now has a fire truck door from the New York Fire Department..."
David Shayt

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"...suggested endurance of our nation..."
Marc Pachter
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"... stripped off and folded up like wrapping paper during the collapse of the buildings."
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