SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...The whole back of the fire truck had melted."
William Yeingst

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"How did I get these if everything was destroyed during the collapse?"
David Shayt
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"...the response is 'No, go to Shanksville, Pennsylvania.'"
Michelle Delaney





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Jules Naudet used this camera to film the only known footage of the first airplane hitting the north...
Sixty black and white, color, and panoramic photographs of the collapsed World Trade Center by Stephen...
On September 11, New York lawyer Matthew Farley used this BlackBerry wireless communicator to check on...
This apron is covered with uniform patches from grateful patrons of Nino's restaurant, a relief center...