SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"Mountains--mountain ranges of steel, of aluminum dominated the skyline..."
David Shayt

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"...people were coming in from Japan to see that site and to leave offerings at the location..."
Peter Liebhold
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"Airplanes made this happen, so we could not ignore the airplanes..."
David Shayt





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