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  • It's the sense of history, and authenticity, and your being part of the here and now.

    Short of seeing your own face on the front page of The New York Times, you can see yourself on the stage of Lower Manhattan . . .

    . . . in front of the most ephemeral, elusive sculpture that has ever been placed there, grain by grain.

    I checked the weather -- it was gone the next day.
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