A Memorial in Memorabilia
Big Apple refrigerator magnets, fake-silver spoons with skyscraper handles, I NY snow globes with the twin towers inside: Once, these overpriced gift-shop tchotchkes were merely souvenirs. On 9-11, the sudden, violent vanishing of the World Trade Center transformed the trinkets into collector's items, forever invested with the power to conjure history and heartbreak.
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