SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...asked him the big question: Do you still have that squeegee handle?"
David Shayt

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"What began as just a small name tag led us to this incredible rescue story..."
William Yeingst
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"...we're much more comfortable collecting artifacts that are clearly historical..."
Peter Liebhold





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