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Ex-teammate credits new Mets slugger Michael Cuddyer with saving his life on 9/11

Kristie Ackert New York Daily News Michael Cuddyer has gotten plenty of big hits on the field. But for one teammate, those hits were lifesavers. Former Tigers and Twins reliever Brad Thomas credits Cuddyer’s heroics in the Eastern League playoffs for the Twins’ Double-A affiliate with saving his life. The Australia native told Yahoo! Sports […]

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Remembering the Crew of United Flight 93

Communications Workers of America Nick Pino, a United Airlines flight attendant and member of AFA-CWA Local 21062, had never run a marathon. But when he was selected in a company lottery to run in the NYC Marathon, he jumped on the opportunity to run and honor his colleagues, the heroes of United Flight 93 who […]

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The World Trade Center’s uplifting salute to vets

Sea Cadet Connor McDonald participates in the unfurling of an American Flag at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo: Reuters

By Bruce Golding New York Post Naval Sea Cadets unfurled a giant American flag at the 9/11 memorial plaza during a Sunday ceremony honoring military families in advance of Veterans Day on Tuesday. The observance with Old Glory was part of a five-day tribute to US forces to be held at Ground Zero, where a […]

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