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Families slam 'crass' 9/11 museum gift shop

Families slam 'crass' 9/11 museum gift shop
Posted Monday, May 19th 2014 @ 11am  by Rob Quinn, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – The National 9/11 Memorial and Museumopened last week to survivors, first responders, and relatives of victims—and some of them were shocked to find a gift shop on the premises hawking things like mugs, mousepads, and key chains. At the shop, which will help fund the museum's operating cost, visitors can buy a "Darkness Hoodie" printed with an image of the Twin Towers for $39, "Survivor Tree" earrings for $64, or silk scarves printed with 1986 photos of Manhattan for $95, the New York Post finds.

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