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Object Name: Pin-back button
Date: ca. 2001
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Medium: Metal
Dimensions: Overall: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Circular metal pin-back button with photographic image of Osama bin Laden and inscription "Gornischt Helfen!"
Credit Line: Gift of Marilyn Lutzker
Object Number: 2002.71.1
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"Gornischt helfen" is a Yiddish expression meaning nothing can possibly help. In this case, it probably refers to the certain capture of Osama bin Laden.