SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...his I.D. got him very close to the building right after the crash..."
Michelle Delaney

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"...why did the individual feel it was important to photograph?"
Michelle Delaney
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"...asked him the big question: Do you still have that squeegee handle?"
David Shayt





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