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Slain Jersey City cop to be honored with flag that flew over WTC ruins

Terrence T. McDonald, The Jersey Journal  An American flag that flew over the ruins of the World Trade Center in 2001 will be draped over the coffin of slain Jersey City Police Office Melvin Santiago. The flag, called the U.S. Honor Flag, was delivered today from Fort Worth, Texas, to the city’s west district police station, where it […]

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Daughter of 9/11 Hero Begins Firefighting Training

By Kathleen Culliton New York Post The FDNY’s incoming class includes a department first: a woman whose firefighter dad was killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Josephine Smith, 34, whose father, Kevin, died when the north tower collapsed, has been dreaming about this day for years, officials said. “We’ve had 9/11 sons and brothers, but […]

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Joy for Boston bombing survivor as he welcomes ‘happy and healthy’ baby

Jeff Baumann, Erin Hurley and their daughter Nora

By Lydia Warren Daily Mail Boston bombing survivor Jeff Bauman and his fiancée Erin Hurley have welcomed a baby daughter. The proud first-time parents announced their news on Facebook on Monday afternoon by sharing an image showing them grinning over the newborn. ‘Jeff and Erin are proud to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl, […]

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