SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"You started seeing them everywhere, and people were handing them out."
Shelly Foote

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"Preservation for posterity, whose uses we can't even, or ought to imagine"
David Shayt
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"How did I get these if everything was destroyed during the collapse?"
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