SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"They happened to be there on September 11 and they tilted their camera up..."
William Yeingst

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"...this was their thank-you to the museum."
Shelly Foote
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"Airplanes made this happen, so we could not ignore the airplanes..."
David Shayt





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