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15 Years Later, Remains of More Than a Thousand 9/11 Victims Still Unidentified

According to the Medical Examiner’s office, only 1,637 World Trade Center victims, 60%, have been identified, but 1,113 people remain unidentified, reports Cheryl Wills of NY1. The last identification of a 9/11 victim occurred in March 2015. Whenever science advances, the possibility of new identifications arises again.

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William Woodlon, 9/11 FDNY hero, dies after long bout with lung cancer

Firefighter William Woodlon died of World Trade Center-related lung cancer last week at the age of 66, report Denis Slattery Laura Dimon Thomas Tracy Ginger Adams Otis of New York Daily News. “They called him the mayor of the block,” said his wife Barbara. Woodlon joined the Fire Department in January 1982 and worked at Engine 39 […]

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Orlando Health, Florida Hospital won’t bill Pulse shooting victims

It has been announced that Orlando Health and Florida Hospital will not bill survivors of the Pulse nightclub massacre for out-of-pocket medical expenses report Kate Santich and Christal Hayes of the Orlando Sentinel. “‘This is simply our way of paying that kindness [the support shown to the hospital after the shooting] forward,’ said Orlando Health CEO David Strong.” Orlando Health’s […]

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