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Alice M. Greenwald is the director of the National September 11 Memorial Museum, where she is responsible for overseeing creation of the museum and development of its collections, exhibitions, educational services, and public programming.

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Encountering History on Sacred Ground

(19) Comments | Posted May 21, 2014 | 9:58 AM

In the work to create the National September 11 Memorial Museum, we consciously applied the idea that an emotionally safe encounter with difficult history, experienced through the lens of memory, can inspire and change the way people see the world and the possibility of their own lives.

Not all...

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Our Beacons of Hope

(0) Comments | Posted November 20, 2012 | 12:11 PM

Superstorm Sandy -- a natural disaster of virtually unprecedented proportions -- devastated communities along the eastern seaboard. Thousands were left too long without power, heat, and water; many lost homes, and far too many, their lives.

I was lucky. I had left my Battery Park City apartment on Oct. 28,...

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