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7/7 survivor, 13 years on

July 7, 2018 marked the thirteenth anniversary of the London Tube and bus bombings that killed 52 people and forever changed the lives of countless others. Here, Liza Pulman, a singer who survived the Russell Square Tube bomb, tells her story to Richard Barber of the Daily Express.

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De Blasio fighting unlimited sick leave for EMTs, other city workers with 9/11-related illness

Retired EMT Jennifer Dougherty, 49, has World Trade Center-related ovarian cancer from her work at Fresh Kills Landfill after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. She had to retire 5 years sooner than she planned to in order to keep her health benefits, reports Thomas Tracy for the New York Daily News. Her sick time ran out. Police officers,  firefighters and […]

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‘Abandoned’ survivors of terror attacks call for support network

Survivors of terrorist attacks, those who responded to terrorist attacks and those bereaved by terrorist attacks met in the UK on the eve of the 13th anniversary of the 7/7 Tube and bus bombings to discuss international responses to trauma. People attended who were affected by attacks in London, Manchester, France, Boston, and Canada, reports Caroline Davies in […]

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