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Exclusive Bones Video: An 'Intense' 9/11-Related Case Makes Brennan Emotional

Bones revisits the 9/11 terrorist attacks in Monday’s episode (Fox, 8/7c) with an emotional investigation that brings even Brennan to tears, as seen in our exclusive sneak peek.

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In a first for the show, five of the squinterns — Dr. Edison, Arastoo, Wendell, Fisher and Finn — team up to identify the remains of a homeless man who died as a result of that tragic day.

The storyline “brings up the event, the emotional cost and the human cost in a new way,” executive producer Stephen Nathan tells TVLine. As the Jeffersonian team pieces together the puzzle, the reality of the situation and what could have happened hits Brennan extra hard now that she has a family with Booth.

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“[It] affects them very deeply as a couple,” adds Nathan. “They found something between them that they had never discussed. They had never opened that wound — a wound that they both have.”

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