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KU: Original location of World Trade Center beams is determined

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One of two steel support beams recovered from the wreckage of the World Trade Center and now on display at the Dole Institute of Politics.

An engineer from New York's [World Trade Center][1] has indentified the original home of the two steel support beams that are now on display at Kansas University's [Dole Institute of Politics][2].The two steel beams, pulled from the wreckage, originally held up floors 58 through 61 of 1 World Trade Center, the engineer determined. The beams were given to former Sen. Bob Dole, the building's namesake, by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. They were a gift for Dole's work in fundraising for the [Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund][3].Engineer John Barson determined the location of the beams by reading certain marks off of the beams. [1]: http://www.renewnyc.com/ [2]: http://www.doleinstitute.org/ [3]: http://www.familiesoffreedom.org/

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