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Randolph Scott
9/11 Memorial Museum works through nation's pain to honor victims
9/11 Memorial Museum works through nation's pain to honor victims

"Listen, I'm on an airplane that's been hijacked." The voice is calm, as if from a man running late for dinner, not from someone about to die. The man speaking, Brian D. Sweeney, is gone, but his last message to his wife can be heard by picking up a handset in the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, which opens next week after years of debate over how to remember an event that spawned heartbreak, heroism, wars, political upheaval and finally the revival of ground zero. On Thursday, President Obama will speak at a dedication ceremony for the museum, which opens to the public May 21. On Wednesday, museum officials opened the doors to the media and to some of...

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