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Jake Barton's stirring TED talk about building collective memory and his work on the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, lending whole new meaning to the notion that "a museum is an institution dedicated to making connections."

The story that begins at 8:01 is nothing short of remarkable.

Also see Barton on the role of museums and memorials in society and the power of collaborative storytelling

Rewatching this later for to add to my essay. Yay for procrastinating turning into going back to work.

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    Rewatching this later for to add to my essay. Yay for procrastinating turning into going back to work.
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