SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"How did I get these if everything was destroyed during the collapse?"
David Shayt

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"...there were really no large objects recovered..."
William Yeingst
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"...you kind of have to set that aside and think of it as a curator..."
Shelly Foote





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